Bolt fragment

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


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

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 4.7 x 1.1 cm (1 7/8 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.16875

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Fragment of a silver bolt.

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 Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition