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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.


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)


Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silver, gold, flint, serpentine


The Ancient World


Unclassifiable objects, Fragments