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Hollow square object

Hollow square section object of heavy bronze.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501, VIII 6, under brick wall, IX B-2. 1920: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,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: object, 4.8 x 7.8 x 3.6 cm (1 7/8 x 3 1/16 x 1 7/16 in.) Overall: Thickness of bronze, 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20-3-109a

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown