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Fragments of bronze

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Five fragments of bronze objects, including one in the shape of an animal, one with incised lines, and one narrow rectangular strip with three holes.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid VI, room B. 1919: 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 Tanwetamani, 664–653 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

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el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Thickness: 0.2--0.6 cm (1/16--1/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.2054

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments