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Silver implement

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Talakhamani
435–431 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XVI, room A

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.6 x 2.2 cm (5/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-12-305

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Circular cup; a metal knob on the base was probably used for attaching the cup to another object.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XVI (Talakhamani), room A. 1916: 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