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Gold; inscribed on one side with name of Amtalqa.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri. Tomb of Aramatelka (Amtalqa). 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. Findspot Information: Found under the S.W. corner of Pyramid IX at Nuri, the Tomb of Amtalqa.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelka (Amtalqa), 568–555 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .03 W. .015

Accession Number

20.414

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits