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Ring stand

Hammered from a sheet of bronze. Although very similar in technique to the flask in cat. 133 (MFA acc. no. 29.1204), this stand might have been fashioned for a larger vessel. Whether both pieces were manufactured in Egypt or Nubia cannot be determined. (Sudan Catalogue) (Card) Bronze. Stand...

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From Semna, beneath the Taharqa Temple, Room BN. January, 1928: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1929: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan. (Accession Date: January 1, 1928)

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

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Semna, Sudan

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The Ancient World