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Silver, formerly gilded, cylinder sheath (originally mounted on silver, now mounted on modern silver cylinder) in two parts: top part with repoussé and engraved decorations, lower part with engraved decorations including cartouche of Queen Amanitakaye; fragmentary and almost complete; bottom...

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Provenance

Findspot Information: From Nuri, Pyr. XXVI.[Excav. date] February, 1918 / (11).

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period,

Object Place

Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Total H. .127 m. Diameter at bottom .031 m.

Accession Number

21.11745

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown