Fragments of sheet bronze

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
743–712 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Ku 53

Accession Number

19.2697

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Two large fragments of sheet bronze pierced with nails and with cement adhering to the inside.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku 53 (tomb of queen Tabiry). 1919: 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