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Foot of a chair

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Nastasen
335–315 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XV, room A

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 8.3 x 5.5 x 5 cm (3 1/4 x 2 3/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-2-1938

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Hollow bronze object, likely a casing for a foot of a chair, with an embossed 12-lobed rosette.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XV (Nastasen), room A. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition