Door socket

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kumma, Temple K, Room A (Room B per object)

Dimensions

Other: 6.5 x 12 x 12.3 cm (2 9/16 x 4 3/4 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2263

Medium or Technique

Black granite and bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Door socket. Bronze socket set in stone with cement.

Provenance

From Kumma, Temple K, Room A North door, base East side (per publication and Object Register; object has "Room B" written on it). 1924: 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