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Gold foil

Severals wads of crumpled, pale gold foil.

Provenance

From Beg. South Pyramid VI. 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, Meroitic Period, reign of Arkamani–qo ( Ergamene, 270–260 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. South), Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

21.11942

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments