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Mass of leaf gold

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B 500

Dimensions

3.0 x 1.8 cm (1 3/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.16755

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Mass of leaf gold folded many times into a band then doubled

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Termple B 500. 1916; 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