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Gold cylinder sheath, crushed. a) Lower part with winged figure of Isis between two seated deities; inscriptions including cartouches of Aspelta. b) Upper part fitting (a). Lower register ram's heads and sun discs, upper register uraeae. c) Part of rosette from base. d-e) Two small fragments.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Nuri, Pyramid VIII, Tomb of Aspelta,1916.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta, 593–568 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. a) .087 b) .036

Accession Number

21.341a-e

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown