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Silver handle from a box

Handle from a wooden box. Silver; decorated with head of a jackal; perfect condition.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 6 (tomb of Anlamani). 1917: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession date: May 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, about 590 B.C.

Object Place

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

20.1054

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture