Bronze handle

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


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

Dimensions

Height x width: 5.3 x 10.6 cm (2 1/16 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-3-80

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Loop-handle.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition