Cylindrical fragment of alabaster

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Karkamani
519–510 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXX, southwest foundation deposit

Dimensions

Length: 2.9 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-1321

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

A cylindrical object with engraved lines; from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXX (A Queen), southwest foundation deposit. 1917: 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