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Bone or ivory implement

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelka
568–555 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXXIX, stairs

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 0.4--1 x 10.5 cm (3/16--3/8 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

17-12-112

Medium or Technique

Bone or ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Rod tapering to a point.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXXIX (Maletasen), stairs. 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