Mummy trappings kneeling goddess

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

Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, Room X, body debris, Tomb of Kheper-Ra


Overall: 12.2 cm (4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silver sheeting with gold foil

Not On View


The Ancient World


Mummy trappings

Gilded sheet silver figure of kneeling goddess (Isis or Nephthys; crown is indistinct). In nine pieces, incomplete. Some fragments adhered to a substance like bitumen.


From Egypt, Giza: G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room X, debris around body. 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