Silver handle from a box

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani
623–593 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid VI

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: height approximately .07; width approximately .07

Accession Number

20.1053

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Handle from a wooden box. Silver; decorated with head of an ape; ends broken off, but complete.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 6 (tomb of Anlamani). 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.
(Accession date: May 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition