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Foundation deposit

Beads and plaques of metal. a) gold plaque

Provenance

From Gebel Barkal, pyramid 19. 1920: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, 284 B.C.–A.D. 275

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

3 x 1.6 x 1 cm (1 3/16 x 5/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20-4-33a

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits