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Silver cylinder

Silver / electrum fragments in the form of hand. Solid cylinder with two hands, one at each end. Poor condition, a third band flattened. Section 9 - A


Gebel Barkal; PYR VIII; 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, 263 B.C.–A.D. 248


Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)


5.6 x 2 cm (2 3/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silver / Electrum


The Ancient World


Unclassifiable objects