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Gold foil

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

Provenance

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.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

29.2620

Medium or Technique

Gold+clay (?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments