Rod fragments

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelka
568–555 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXVI, room B

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 8.1 x 0.3 cm (3 3/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

18-3-2

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Four fragments of a rod with a pointed end.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXVI (Amanitakaye), room B. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition