Handle fragment

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid I, IE

Dimensions

Height x length: 2.2 x 5 cm (7/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-3-100

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Fragment of a loop-handle.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa). 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 the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition