Gold fragments

Nubian
Napatan Period
350 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: length of bead approximately .02

Accession Number

20.331

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Gold. Many pieces of gold wire with two small plaques of beaten gold; rectangle incised on each plaque and three holes through each; also one tubular bead, crushed.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri. 1920: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over.

Findspot Information: Found in the Tomb of Harsiotef, (Pyramid XIII at Nuri), March 1917.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition