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Sheet bronze casing from bed(?)

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave LXXII on coffin bench

Accession Number

19.2799

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Sheet bronze casing from bed(?) found on coffin bench. Many large rectilinear fragments.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, grave LXXII, on coffin bench, 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition