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Foundation deposit

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amaniastabarqa
510–487 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid II, NE foundation deposit

Accession Number

17-4-233

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Undecorated, rectangular block of lapis lazuli.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid II, NE 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