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Fragment of a bolt

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


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

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 4.6 x 0.6 cm (1 13/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.16876

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

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