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Silver implement

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amaniastabarqa
510–487 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid II, entrance

Accession Number

21.16829

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Circular piece of silver with a spike; resembles a thumbtack.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 2 (tomb of Amaniastabarqa), entrance. 1917: 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