Silver fragments

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Senkamanisken
643–623 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 2.1 x 2.2 x 0.7 cm (13/16 x 7/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.16850

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Eight fragments of silver with gold foil adhering to one piece.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 3 (tomb of Senkamanisken), room B. 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 Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition