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Fragments of gold foil

a) rod (in three pieces, b) three fragments of smaller cylinder rod not fitting), and larger piece of a similar rod, c) iron knife--tang. Fragments of gold foil (PYR XIII Stairway N end).

Provenance

Gebel Barkal; PYR XIIII; 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, 284 B.C.–A.D. 275

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

21.16723

Medium or Technique

Gold foil

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments