Handle of a vessel

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Malenaqen
555–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid V, room C

Dimensions

Height x length x thickness: 7.5 x 10.2 x 0.8 cm (2 15/16 x 4 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.16841

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Silver handle, originally attached to a vessel by rivets.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid V, room C. 1917: 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