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Cover of jar. Gold, with a gold chain attached to the cover by a rivet through the top. Loop on end of chain.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 8 (tomb of Aspelta). 1918: 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 Aspelta, 593–568 B.C.

Object Place

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Length (of chain) x diameter: 21 x 8.5 cm (8 1/4 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.334

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels