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Finger case from a mummy. Electrum; outline of finger nail impressed; bent. Found in Pyramid LVI at Nuri, February 1918.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 56 (tomb of an unidentified queen). 1918: 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 Nastasen, 335–315 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Length: 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.359

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Mummy Trappings