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Crumpled gold foil fragmetns

Large quantitly crumpled gold foil. With it are a bone, some green stone (felspar?) inlay fragments, and a broken piece of green glass.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR VIII; 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,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Fills one large flat grey box 12 x 12 x 1 inch

Accession Number

21.16766

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments