Handle

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Amanikhaatashan
A.D. 62–85


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia; Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, Pyramid N. XVIII

Dimensions

Width: 9.7 cm (3 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1074

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Bail handle from a vessel. With rings originally cemented to vessel. Decorated.

Provenance

From Meroe, Pyramid N. XVIII. March, 1921: 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