Cylinder

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN56

Dimensions

Overall: 2.7 x 1.5 cm (1 1/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1067

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Cylindrical piece of wood with a split down the middle. Reed?

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, KN56. 1916: 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