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Fragment of paste or pigment

Nubian
Napatan Period
about 632–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXIV, stairs

Dimensions

Length: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-465

Medium or Technique

Paste or pigment

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Raw materials and by-products

Fragment of blue paste or pigment.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXIV (Nasalsa), stairs. 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