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Gold cylinder

Small cylinder, hollow on one end, closed on o9ther end, now open(?).

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Pyramid 134. 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler, 743–698 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. South), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12115

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown