Cylinder fragment

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Amanishakhete
26–20 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. North, Pyramid 6

Accession Number

22-1-13

Medium or Technique

Porphyry?

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Cylinder frag, highly polished, convex surface, purplish red, white flecked.

Provenance

From Beg. North, Pyramid 8. 1921: 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