Nail covering

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A Room VI

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 1.3 cm (9/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

29.2649

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Mummy trappings

Two fingernail coverings. Incised nail design.

Provenance

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