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Bail handle from a vessel. With rings originally cemented to vessel. Decorated.

Provenance

From Meroe, Pyramid N. XVIII. March, 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, reign of Amanikhaatashan, A.D. 62–85

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Width: 9.7 cm (3 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1074

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment