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Gold cylinders

Two reel-shaped gold cylinders closed with circular plates stops, which are peirced by small holes.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 59 (Queen Malaqaye), Room A. 1918: 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 Tanwetamani (?), 664–653 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 1.0 x 1.0 cm (3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-283

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown