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Bronze fragment with blue enamel

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
593–568 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 3.0 x 2.4 x 0.4 cm (1 3/16 x 15/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-21

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

One fragment of bronze encrusted with blue enamel or coloring.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXVIII (Henuttakhebi), room A. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition