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Gold foil

Number of small scraps of a dark brittle material with gold foil clinging to it.


From Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) room IV debris, tomb of Kheper-Re. November 1929: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Eygptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis, 570–526 B.C.


Giza, Egypt

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Medium or Technique

Gold+clay (?)


The Ancient World


Unclassifiable objects, Fragments