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Gold fragments

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani (?)
664–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 59, Room A

Dimensions

Length of largest peice: 2.5 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-282

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Fragments of sheet gold with silver backing.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 59 (Queen Malaqaye), Room A. 1918: 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