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Fragments of a staff (?)

Seven fragments of a gold-plated, silver object; likely the cap or base of a staff.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XVII (Baskakeren), 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 Baskakeren, 405–404 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

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Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

17-3-5

Medium or Technique

Silver, gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects