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Fragments of gold leaf

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani
632–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid VI, Room 6

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 4.1 cm (9/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.16834

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Pillbox nearly full of gold foil

Provenance

Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.From Nuri, Pyramid VI, Room 6

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition