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Fragments of a cylinder sheath

Nubian
Napatan Period
about 550 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyr. 27, Room B

Accession Number

18-3-109

Medium or Technique

Gold/electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Several pieces of a cylinder sheath, including part of a bottom rosette.

Provenance

From Nuri pyr. 27 room B. 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