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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.

Provenance

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

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: diameter approximately .034; height .118

Accession Number

21.342

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown