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Cylinder sheath

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Cylinder sheath of gilded electrum. Two parts fastened together by plain goldband. Single beaded band at top. Otherwise plain. Crushed partly out of shape and base partially broken away.


Findspot Information: From Nuri, Pyramid XVI, Tomb of Talakhaman, December 1916.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan


Legacy dimension: diameter approximately .034; height .118

Accession Number



The Ancient World


Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown