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Fragments

Three fragments of gold foil.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 17 (tomb of Piankhy (Piye). 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Piye (Piankhy), 743–712 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

19.1811

Medium or Technique

Gold foil

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments