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Fragment of stone cylinder

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501

Accession Number

20.2306

Medium or Technique

Stone (Dorite)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Dorite cylinder possibly archer’s thumb guard.

Provenance

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