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Staff fragments

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Nine silver, cylindrical objects with a spike on the inside; possibly bases of staffs.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa). 1917: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa, 690–664 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

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Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.1 x 2.1 cm (7/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.16882

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments