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Gold strip

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka
712–698 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 15

Dimensions

Overall: 0.4 x 3.7 cm (3/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.17044

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

A thin strip of gold sheet with three tiny holes in it.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 15 (tomb of Shabaka). 1919: 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