Bronze object

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid I

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 5.2 x 2--2.5 x 0.7--1.2 cm (2 1/16 x 13/16--1 x 1/4--1/2 in.)

Accession Number

20.714

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Rectangular bronze object; possibly a wedge?

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa). 1918: 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.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition