Vessel handle

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Tanyidamani
110–90 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 20B

Dimensions

Length x width x height: 9.3 x 5.9 x 4.0 cm (3 11/16 x 2 5/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12480

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Handle of a vessel, much corroded; also companion handle, broken and incomplete.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 20B. 1921: 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