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Fragments of metal and stone

Nine fragments of gilded sheet silver, one gilded cylinder bead, three fragments of gold foil, one fragment of flint and one fragment of serpentine.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXVI (Amanitakaye), room A. 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 Aramatelka, 568–555 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

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Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

18-2-671

Medium or Technique

Silver, gold, flint, serpentine

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments