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Electrum fragment

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 15

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 4.8 x 3.45 x 0.2 cm (1 7/8 x 1 3/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1751

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

One piece of plate.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition