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Foot of a chair

Hollow bronze object, likely a casing for a foot of a chair, with an embossed 12-lobed rosette.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XV (Nastasen), room A. 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, Napatan Period, reign of Nastasen, 335–315 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

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Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 8.3 x 5.5 x 5 cm (3 1/4 x 2 3/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-2-1938

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture