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Silver implement

Circular cup; a metal knob on the base was probably used for attaching the cup to another object.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XVI (Talakhamani), room A. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Talakhamani, 435–431 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.6 x 2.2 cm (5/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-12-305

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown