Bolt

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid I, IE

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 12.9 x 0.9 cm (5 1/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.16881

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa). 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 the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition