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Silver cylinder sheath with small traces of gilding (now mounted on modern silver cylinders) in two parts: top part with repoussé and engraved decorations, lower part with engraved decorations including cartouche of Senkamaniskeñ; fragmentary, many parts missing. Bottom with engraved rosette...

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Provenance

Findspot Information: From Nuri, Pyr. III.[Excav. date] February, 1917 / (8).

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Object Place

Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Total H. .122 m. Diameter at bottom .034 m.

Accession Number

21.11742

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown