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Fragment of stone

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
593–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid VIII, room B

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 4.3 x 1.5 x 0.4 cm (1 11/16 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-3-205

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Rectangular fragment of travertine; possibly part of a vessel?

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid VIII (Aspelta), room B. 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