Foundation deposit

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


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

Accession Number

17-4-240

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Undecorated, rectangular block of copper.

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