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Gold fragment

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Malonaqen
probably 555–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XLV, entrance

Dimensions

Length: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.16968

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Small fragment of sheet gold.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XLV (Tagtal?), entrance. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition