Mummy trappings

Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.

Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, room IV


Overall: 1.3 x 1 x 1.3 cm (1/2 x 3/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gold Foil

Not On View


The Ancient World


Mummy trappings

These three objects originally formed part of a mummy’s trappings. They include a gold wire finger ring, a gold foil toenail cap and a rectangular fragment of gold foil with impressed dot decoration.


From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) room IV . 1929 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition