Mummy trappings

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, room IV

Dimensions

Overall: 0.7 x 7.5 cm (1/4 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2641

Medium or Technique

Gold Foil

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Mummy trappings

Two strips of gold sheeting; design in relief stamped from back. Hole at each end.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) room IV. 1929 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition