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Piece of thin gold foil

A small piece of gold foil; slightly crumpled and bent.

Provenance

From Giza, G4610, A chamber. 1915: 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, 2649–2134 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Length x width: 7.5 x 1.2 cm (2 15/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15-11-60

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown