Requires Photography

Gold foil

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Queen Mernua
623–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), Pyr. 85

Accession Number

23-3-800

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Gold foil from mummy cases.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South). Pyramid 85. 1923: 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