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Bronze; inscribed on one side with name of Amtalqa; badly corroded.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri. Tomb of Aramatelka (Amtalqa). 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 Sudan. Findspot Information: Found under the S.W. corner of Pyramid 9 at Nuri, the Tomb of Aramatelka (Amtalqa).

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelka (Amtalqa), 568–555 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .032 W. .015

Accession Number

20.417

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits