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Gold nuggets

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, PYR XIII

Dimensions

large nugget 2.2 x 1.5 x 0.5 cm (7/8 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.16739

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Three gold nuggets a-c; natural (?) one large and two small, all very irregular.
a. weight about 8 grams; b. weight about 1 gram; c. weight about 3/4 gram.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR XIII; Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition