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Gold cylinder

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
743–698 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid 134

Dimensions

1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12115

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Small cylinder, hollow on one end, closed on o9ther end, now open(?).

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Pyramid 134. 1921: 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