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Fragment of a staff

Hollow, cylindrical object; probably the base of a staff.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid VI, 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 Anlamani, 623–593 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 0.9 x 2.5 cm (3/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

21.16825

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments