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Gold cap

Gold cap ? Plain; semi-circle terminating in two points.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 42 (tomb of Queen Asata). 1918: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession Date: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta, 593–568 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

20.388

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown