Inscribed gold relief

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


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, El-Kurru, Pyramid XV, Tomb of Shabaka

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .124

Accession Number

21.303

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Inscribed gold casing: sheet gold with parts of two cartouches of Shabaka in repoussé relief.

Provenance

From 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.
(Accession date: March 19, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition