Cylindrical object

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelka
568–555 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2cm (7/8in.)

Accession Number

17-4-1150

Medium or Technique

Quartzite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Cylindrical, grooved foundation deposit.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXVI (Amanitakaye), northwest foundation deposit. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition