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Foundation deposit fragments

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid VI, southwest (6) foundation deposit

Dimensions

Approximate Overall: 5.3 x 10.8 x 19.6 cm (2 1/16 x 4 1/4 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-434

Medium or Technique

Mud brick

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Three large joining fragments and 4 small fragments. Material is pale and crumbly.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid VI, southwest (6) 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