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Bronze object

Fragment of a bronze object that joins with 17-3-46.


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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Length x width x thickness: 9 x 2 x 0.8 cm (3 9/16 x 13/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bronze (?)


The Ancient World


Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown