Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)–Shabaka
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 51
Largest fragment: 11 x 0.2 cm (4 5/16 x 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Several large bronze fragments including base of staff casing. Handle is plate bronze. Flat, curved with nails. Housed in a box that’s 24 x 18 x 6 inches.
From el-Kurru, Ku 51. 1919: 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition