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Rod with flared end

Slender rod with one three-pronged end.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal , Pyramid XVII; 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, Meroitic Period, A.D. 115–119

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

18-1-164

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments