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Fragments of silver

Two fragments of a silver object.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, pyramid III, A & B. 1919: 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 Taharqa, 690–664 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2397

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments