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Bronze fragments

Several large bronze fragments including base of staff casing. Handle is plate bronze. Flat, curved with nails. Housed in a box that's 24 x 18 x 6 inches.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, grave 51. 1919: 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 Piye (Piankhy)–Shabaka, 743–698 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Largest fragment: 11 x 0.2 cm (4 5/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2574

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment