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Gold fragments

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid I.U. - floor debris of E2.

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 3.2 cm (1/2 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.16773

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Pillbox full of gold foil and sand

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa). 1916: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition