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Cap

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Atlanersa
653–643 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 60, Chamber

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.0 x 1.4 cm (3/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-305

Medium or Technique

Silver (gilded)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

One gilded silver hemispherical cap. Possibly the broken peice of 18-2-304?

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 60, Chamber. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition