Bronze handle

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid I

Dimensions

Height x length x thickness: 6.4 x 10.9 x 0.7 cm (2 1/2 x 4 5/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

16-12-139

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

A handle made of a loop, in two pieces.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa). 1916: 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