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Fragments of a Staff Sheath

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani
623–593 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.2 x 2.3 cm (1/2 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.16822

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Two fragments of a hollow, cylindrical object; probably the base of a staff.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid VI, room A. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition