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Fragment with a groove

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Nastasen
335–315 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 56, room A

Dimensions

Length: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-225

Medium or Technique

Plaster

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Fragment with faint bluish color is rough on one side and smooth on the other; smooth side has a rectangular groove in it 0.3 cm (1/8 in.) deep.

Provenance

From Nuri pyramid 56 (Queen unknown), room A. 1918; excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition