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Silver objects

Three objects: one piece of wire, one rod and one cylinder with a pointed end.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXII (Amanimalel), room B. 1917: 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, about 643–593 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 7.5, 7.4 and 4.1 cm (2 15/16, 2 15/16 and 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-218

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown