Fragment of blue paste or pigment

Nubian
Napatan Period
750–270 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 46, northwest foundation deposit

Dimensions

Overall: 2cm (13/16in.)

Accession Number

18-2-573

Medium or Technique

Blue paste or pigment

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Fragment of blue paste or pigment from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XLVI, northwest foundation deposit. 1918: 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