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Finger case from a mummy. Gold; outline of finger-nail impressed.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 23 (tomb of Queen Masalaye). 1917: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani, 632–593 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .033

Accession Number

20.383

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Mummy Trappings