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Gold fragments

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501, III A-Z

Dimensions

Overall: 11.2 x 2 cm (4 7/16 x 13/16 in.) - a Overall: 5 x 1 cm (1 15/16 x 3/8 in.) - b Overall: 8.8 x 0.5 cm (3 7/16 x 3/16 in.) - c Overall: 4.6 x 0.7 cm (1 13/16 x 1/4 in.) - d

Accession Number

20-3-84a-d

Medium or Technique

gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

4 crumpled gold fragments, including:
a-pale-colored gold band of irregular width
b-red-colored gold band of very thin sheet, with one edge doubled over
c-thin gold strip
d-very thin gold strip

Provenance

Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.From Gebel Barkal, B501, III A-Z

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition