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Fragment of bronze

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid I

Dimensions

Length x thickness: 3.6 x 0.15 cm (1 7/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-596

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Thin piece of bronze.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa). 1918: 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