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Fragment of chair or bed

Slats from a piece of wooden funiture inlaid with bronze and once attached with bronze pins.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, pyramid VI 1916: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 99–84 B.C.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

8.5 x 5 x 1.8 cm (3 3/8 x 1 15/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-68a-d

Medium or Technique

Wood, bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture