Canopy pole (?)
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 4 (tomb of queen Khensa)
Length: 58 cm (22 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This bronze pole takes the shape of an arm with a hand clasping a tube. Below the hand is a decorated band originally set with colored paste. At the base is a similar band. The surface is corroded.
From el-Kurru, pyramid 4 (Tomb of queen Khensa). 1919: 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition