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Flint fragment

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 9, room C

Dimensions

Length x thickness: 3.6 x 0.3 cm (1 7/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-580

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Raw materials and by-products

Fragment of flint, perhaps natural.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 9 (Amtalqa), room C. 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