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Mass of leaf gold

Mass of leaf gold folded many times into a band then doubled

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Termple B 500. 1916; 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,

Object Place for Label

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

3.0 x 1.8 cm (1 3/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.16755

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments