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Hollow cylinder fragment

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Fragment of macehead (?) or staff end (?) in form of half ring, finished on interior, exterior and end faces.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501 II 3. 1920: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 3.1 x 5 x 1.7 cm (1 1/4 x 1 15/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20-2-61

Medium or Technique

Black porphyry with large white inclusions

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments