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Bronze and silver fragments

Two fragments of bronze wire; several fragments of silver wire; two gilded silver ball beads; several gilded silver cylinder beads; fragments of gilded sheet silver.


From Nuri, pyramid XLI (Maletaral I), stairs in front of door-block. 1918: 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

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Atlanersa, 653–643 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bronze, silver


The Ancient World


Unclassifiable objects, Fragments