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Thin gold sheets

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7690

Dimensions

3.3 x 1.1; 2 x 1.3; d.,1.4; 1.7 x 1.3; 2 x .4

Accession Number

28.1370

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Thin gold sheets which have been used to cover amulets or ornamentations. Four sheets found.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7600 G, debris. 1928: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

(Accession date: January 20, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition