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Fragments of a gilded uraeus

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Three fragments of a blue faience uraeus covered in thin gold foil.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid VI (Anlamani), room C. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

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Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Largest fragment: height: 4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.16997

Medium or Technique

Faience, gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment