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Gold leaf

2 fragments of a gold leaf

Provenance

From Giza, G1110A, 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

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2625–2500 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

47.2065.3

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments