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Fragments of gold foil

Guilding from a silver object which left impressions on the foil.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXXI (Saka'aye), room B. 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 Nasakhma or Malowiebama, 468–435 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

21.17010

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments