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Finger nail cover

Gold finger nail cover with fine details.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7540T, room 4. 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

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 0.7 x 1 cm (1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.2386

Medium or Technique

Gold foil

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Mummy Trappings