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Gold cylinder

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Ku 22

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 2.2 x 1 cm (7/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.2419

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Hollow gold cylinder.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku 22. 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.

(Accession date: January 7, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition