Cylinder sheath of Senkamanisken
Napatan Period, reign of Senkamanisken
Object Place: Sudan
Legacy dimension: Total H. .117 m. Diameter at bottom .033 m.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Silver cylinder sheath with traces of gilding (formerly mounted on silver, now mounted on modern silver cylinders) in two parts: top part with repoussé and engraved decorations, lower part with engraved decorations including one cartouche of Senkamaniskeñ; fragmentary, large portions missing. Bottom with engraved rosette preserved. See also 21.11744.
From Nuri, Pyramid 3 (tomb of Senkamanisken). 1917: 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition