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Fragments of gold foil

Gold foil fragments; possibly inlays from the sarcophagus of Taharqa.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa), A16. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa, 690–664 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

21.16862

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments