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Gold foil fragments

A few reddish-gold foil fragments

Provenance

Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.From Meroe, Pyr SXXIV, thieves' debris in stairway

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Begarawiyeh (Meroe), Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

21.11959

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments