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Two fragments of gold foil with markings

Traces of a black herringbone pattern painted on the surface of the fragments.

Provenance

From Nuri pyramid 56, room A debris. 1918; 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, Napatan Period, reign of Nastasen, 335–315 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

21.16974

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments