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Staff fragment

Hollow, cylindrical object; possibly the base of a staff.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 3 (tomb of Senkamanisken), room A. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Senkamanisken, 643–623 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.1 x 2 cm (7/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.16838

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments