Canopy pole (?)
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid IV (Queen Khensa)
Length: 51 cm (20 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Pole in the shape of an arm with a hand clasping a tube. Below the hand is a decorated band originally set with red, blue, and green paste.
From el-Kurru, pyramid 4 (Queen Khensa). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition