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Animal horns

Two horns, possibly from a goat.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 36 (tomb of Atakhebasken), room A. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 18 cm (7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-2-1858

Medium or Technique

Horn

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains