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Finger caps

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Set of ten gold finger caps, applied to the mummy before bandaging.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 7540T, Room I. March, 1929: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1929: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, 664–525 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Average length: .95 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.1441a-j

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Mummy Trappings