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Gold foil fragments

Many fragments of gold foil (Thieves debris)


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, Tabirqa, 220–203 B.C.

Object Place

Meroë, Sudan

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gold Foil


The Ancient World


Unclassifiable objects, Fragments