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Gold caps

Two convex hollows of sheet gold (one broken). Similar to and bagged with 18-2-286.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 59 (Queen Malaqaye), Room A. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-289

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown