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Animal horns

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXXVI, room A

Dimensions

Length: 18 cm (7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-2-1858

Medium or Technique

Horn

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Two horns, possibly from a goat.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 36 (tomb of Atakhebasken), room A. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition