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Fragments

Four fragments of gold foil.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 19. 1919: 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. (Accession date: January 7, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Early Napatan Period, 840–820 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

19.2512

Medium or Technique

Gold foil

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments