Bronze handle

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid I, D1

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 5.5 x 3 x 0.3 cm (2 3/16 x 1 3/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-12-173

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Loop-handle 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