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Bronze object

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Baskakeren
405–404 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XVII, room B

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 6.9 x 3.2 x 0.35 cm (2 11/16 x 1 1/4 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

17-3-411

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Rectangular bronze plate pierced by two holes; a spike remains in one hole.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XVII (Baskakeren), room B. 1917: 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