Cylinder sheath of Aspelta
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
Object Place: Sudan
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fragments of one silver gilt cylinder sheath in two parts, with repoussé and engraved decorations including cartouches of Aspelta; probably mounted on silver. Rosette from bottom preserved. See also 21.11744.
From Nuri, Pyramid 8 (Tomb of Aspelta),Chamber A. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1921: received by the MFA.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition