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Assorted fragments

Fragments of electrum (?) with traces of silver and gold; two broken fragments of gilt silver (?); fragments of gold foil.


From Nuri pyramid 55 (Queen Atmataka), room A. 1918; 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

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Amtalqa, 568–555 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Electrum, silver, and gold


The Ancient World


Unclassifiable objects, Fragments