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Fragments of gold foil

Four fragments of gold foil; one was used as gilding for a silver object and shows the impression of the object.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXVII (Madiken), room B. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta, 593–568 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

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Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

18-3-108

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments