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Hollow square object

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501, VIII 6, under brick wall, IX B-2

Dimensions

Overall: object, 4.8 x 7.8 x 3.6 cm (1 7/8 x 3 1/16 x 1 7/16 in.) Overall: Thickness of bronze, 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20-3-109a

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Hollow square section object of heavy bronze.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501, VIII 6, under brick wall, IX B-2. 1920:Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition