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Large fragment of gold foil

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Nasakhma or Malowiebamani
468–435 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXXI, room B

Accession Number

18-3-114

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Packed with 18-3-132 and 18-3-135. Possibly from a cylinder sheath.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXXI (Saka'aye), room B. 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