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Ceremonial silver rod

Silver cylindrical rods; one with the head of Anubis the jackal on top. Perfect condition.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 4 (tomb of Queen Khensa). 1919: 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. (Accession date: March 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

21.324

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown