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Silver fragment

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelka
568–555 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXVI, room B

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 1.25 x 1.15 cm (1/2 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-3-43

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Cylindrical silver fragment; possibly a bolt.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXVI (Amanitakaye), room B. 1918: 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