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Fragment of a stone object

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid I, floor debris

Dimensions

Length: 5.6 cm (2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-12-162

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Pointed object of polished red stone.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa), floor debris. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition