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Fragments of green paste

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
743–712 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid XVII

Accession Number

19.1920

Medium or Technique

Paste

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archaeological materials

Fragments of green paste, possibly used as bedding for inlays.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku 17 (tomb of Piankhy). 1919: 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