Bronze ornament

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Nu. 109 (Christian Church, beside Stela 5)

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 3.4 x 1.9 x 0.3 cm (1 5/16 x 3/4 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

17-2-1994

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Terminal of bronze ornamentation. Hollow on the underside and with a hole for attachment.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri, 109 (Christian church, beside Stela 5). 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