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Fragments of silver mask?

Fragments from the gilded silver mask of Queen Malakaye (20.1059a). Housed with gilt silver fragments 18-2-349.


From Nuri, tomb 59. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the division of finds with the Sudanese government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani, 664–653 B.C.

Object Place

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gilt silver


The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Masks