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Handle of a vessel

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Silver handle, originally attached to a vessel by rivets.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid V, room C. 1917: 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 Malenaqen, 555–542 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

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Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x length x thickness: 7.5 x 10.2 x 0.8 cm (2 15/16 x 4 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.16841

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels