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Fragment of silver with gold foil

A piece of silver covered on one side in closely-adhering gold foil.


From Nuri pyramid 55, from original filling in front of the door-block. 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


Length x width x thickness: 5.0 x 3.2 x 0.05 cm (1 15/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silver and gold


The Ancient World


Unclassifiable objects, Fragments