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Silver fragments

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid I

Dimensions

1) Height x width x thickness: 1.5 x 1.7 x 0.3 cm (9/16 x 11/16 x 1/8 in.) 2) Height x diameter: 3.2 x 0.8 cm (1 1/4 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.16982

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Two fragments of silver objects (one flat, one cylindrical); Res.1920.15.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa). 1918: 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