Gold cylinder sheath. a) Lower part and base complete, inscribed with a goddess with outspread wings and with inscriptions including the cartouches of Aspelta. Rosette on base. B) Upper part, crushed, showing three registers in relief; top uraeae, center rams and sun discs, below lotus flowers.
From Nuri: pyramid 8 (Tomb of Aspelta). 1917: Excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan. (Accession date: March 1, 1921)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition