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Gold fragments

2 small fragments of engraved gold sheet on silver backing.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 7A. 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 Karkamani, 519–510 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Width x length: 1.5 x 1.4 cm (9/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-271h

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments