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Sheet copper wrapped around and nailed on wood.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. KN 189X. 1916: 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, Early Kerma, 2400–2050 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

16-4-1605

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown