User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Fragment of a silver object

Start collecting

Hollow cylinder.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXVI (Amanitakaye), room B. 1918: 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, Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelka, 568–555 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x thickness x diameter: 7.4 x 0.05 x 1.2 cm (2 15/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.16998

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments