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Bone fragment

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid I, inside door-block

Accession Number

17-3-83

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Fragment of a human leg bone (Taharqa’s?), (long bone shaft fragment, burnt or stained black).

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