Conical object

Nubian
Napatan Period
750–250 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B 551

Dimensions

H x diameter 7.4 x 5.7 cm (2 15/16 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.2528.2

Medium or Technique

Lead

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassified

Conical object flat topped with bronze stains. (Socket for bronze headdresses of rams in avenue ‘W’ of B 500?), b. slightly smaller.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Tomb B 551, I.3 debris. 1920; 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