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Cylinder fragments

Granite cylinder fragment possibly an archer's thumb guard.

Provenance

Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum Of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia(Sudan)

Accession Number

20.2273

Medium or Technique

Granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment