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Gold foil fragments

Large sheet fragments of gold foil.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri, Pyr.36 B . 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa, 690–664 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Width x length: 7.0 x 6.5 cm (2 3/4 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.16852

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments