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Fossils

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka (?)
698–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 72

Accession Number

19.2794

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archaeological materials

Thirteen fossils of red stone with wrinkled surfaces and one fossil of yellow stone.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, grave 72. 1919: 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