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Gold; badly bent. Found in Pyramid 42 at Nuri, January 1918.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 42 (Queen Asata), January 1918. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government. Received March 1920. Imp. no. 485.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta, 593–568 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Length: 4.6 cm (1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.711

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Mummy Trappings