Cylindrical object

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
593–568 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5cm (1in.)

Accession Number

17-4-1218

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Cylindrical foundation deposit with grooves.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXVII (Madiken), 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