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Ceremonial silver rod

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


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Pyramid IV, Tomb of Queen Khenensaiuw

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .224

Accession Number

21.324

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Silver cylindrical rods; one with the head of Anubis the jackal on top. Perfect condition.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 4 (tomb of Queen Khensa). 1919: 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.
(Accession date: March 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition