Gold model of a flail
Napatan Period, reign of Harsiyotef
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 13
Length of handle: 21.2 cm (8 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Gold; lash originally inlaid in colors, traces of which still remain.
From Nuri, pyramid 13 (tomb of Harsiyotef). 1917: 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: March 1, 1920)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition