Two fragments of gold foil with markings

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Nastasen
335–315 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 56, room A debris

Accession Number

21.16974

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Traces of a black herringbone pattern painted on the surface of the fragments.

Provenance

From Nuri pyramid 56, room A debris. 1918; excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition