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Gold strips

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
593–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid VIII, before door-block

Accession Number

21.16781

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Several gold strips, mixed with 16-A-81.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid VIII, before door-block. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition