Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid I, AI6
Height x diameter x thickness: 3.8 x 5 x 0.1 cm (1 1/2 x 1 15/16 x 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Two fragments of a hollow, cylindrical bronze object with cement and gold foil adhering to the inside; possibly the base of a staff.
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.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1920)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition