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Bronze object

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid I

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 9 x 2 x 0.8 cm (3 9/16 x 13/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-3-40

Medium or Technique

Bronze (?)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Fragment of a bronze object that joins with 17-3-46.

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