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Bronze ornament

Terminal of bronze ornamentation. Hollow on the underside and with a hole for attachment.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri, 109 (Christian church, beside Stela 5). 1917: 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, Meroitic Period,

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 3.4 x 1.9 x 0.3 cm (1 5/16 x 3/4 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

17-2-1994

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown