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Fragments of gold

Nubian
Napatan Period
750–250 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Temple B 503 ex 1 pit "S"

Accession Number

20.2231

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Fragments of gold  a) Crumpled fragments of heavy sheet gold
b) smaller crumpled fragmentsl, very thin sheet.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Temple B 503. 1920; 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