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Fragment of painted plaster

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Senkamanisken
643–623 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid III

Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 8 x 5.2 x 3.8 cm (3 1/8 x 2 1/16 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-104

Medium or Technique

Plaster

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Thick piece of plaster with traces of red and blue paint.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 3 (tomb of Senkamanisken). 1917: 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