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Silver cylinder

Nubian
Meroitic Period
263 B.C.–A.D. 248


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, PYR VIII

Dimensions

5.6 x 2 cm (2 3/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-84

Medium or Technique

Silver / Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects

Silver / electrum fragments in the form of hand. Solid cylinder with two hands, one at each end. Poor condition, a third band flattened. Section 9 - A

Provenance

Gebel Barkal; PYR VIII; Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition