Requires Photography

Fragment of a Staff

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Senkamanisken
643–623 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.1 x 2 cm (7/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.16838

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Hollow, cylindrical object; possibly the base of a staff.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 3 (tomb of Senkamanisken), room A. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition