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Four fragments of bronze sheathing from around base of ceremonial staff (wood); sheathing wrapped around and short bronze nails driven through overlapping edges into wood at intervals of (average about) .7+ cm, only one fragment goes completely around; a few very small fragments of wood remain stuck to nails. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:2

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_25-12-568
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tools & Equipment-Ritual implements
  • Findspot
    Pit G 6032 B, beside legs of burial
  • Material
    Bronze
  • Dimensions
    Height: nails: .6 cm; first fragment: 12+ cm, second fragment: 9.9+ cm; third fragment: 7.1+ cm; fourth fragment: 3.2+ cm Diameter: 2.5 - 2.7 cm Thickness: ca .06 cm; overlap: .9 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/28/1925

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 6032

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 4

Photos 2