Fragment of stone

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka
698–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 18 (Shebitku)

Dimensions

Length: 2.6 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

19.2482

Medium or Technique

Amethyst

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Fragment of an amethyst object.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 18 (Shebitku). 1919: 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