Mummy trappings

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

Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, rm 5


Overall: 2.7 x 1.8 x 3 cm (1 1/16 x 11/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gold foil, gold sheeting

Not On View


The Ancient World


Mummy trappings

Two pieces of gold foil (heavy) with traces of dot design in relief, one piece of heavy gold sheeting, collar with two suspension rings.


From Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room 5. 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