Block of paste or pigment

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amaniastabarqa
510–487 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 50, northwest foundation deposit

Dimensions

Length: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-1-10

Medium or Technique

Paste or pigment

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Circular piece of red paste or pigment.

Provenance

From Nuri pyramid 50 (A Queen), northwest foundation deposit. 1918; excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition