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Fragments of gold foil and plaster

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XLII (Asata), 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)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

21.16953

Medium or Technique

Gold, plaster

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments