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Gold nuggets

Three gold nuggets a-c; natural (?) one large and two small, all very irregular. a. weight about 8 grams; b. weight about 1 gram; c. weight about 3/4 gram.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR XIII; 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,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

large nugget 2.2 x 1.5 x 0.5 cm (7/8 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.16739

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments