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Nail covering

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Two fingernail coverings. Incised nail design.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room VI. 1929 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis, 570–526 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 1.3 cm (9/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

29.2649

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Mummy Trappings