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Cylinder sheath

Fragments of one silver gilt cylinder sheath in two parts, with repoussé and engraved decorations including cartouches of Aspelta; probably mounted on silver. Rosette from bottom preserved. See also 21.11744.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Nuri, Pyr. VIII.[Excav. date] April, 1916 / (10).

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta,

Object Place

Sudan

Accession Number

21.11736a

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown