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Fragment of chair or bed

Nubian
Meroitic Period
99–84 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, PYR IV

Dimensions

8.5 x 5 x 1.8 cm (3 3/8 x 1 15/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-68a-d

Medium or Technique

Wood, bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Slats from a piece of wooden funiture inlaid with bronze and once attached with bronze pins.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, pyramid VI 1916: 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