Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid I, IE
Height x diameter: 1.1 x 2.1 cm (7/16 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Nine silver, cylindrical objects, each with a spike on the inside. These objects were likely the bases for wooden staves that are now lost.
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 the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition