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Fragments of human bone

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelka
568–555 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 57, Room A

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness (of largest fragment): 3.7 x 2.2 x 1.4 cm (1 7/16 x 7/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-1-418

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Three fragments of human bone (one ilium fragment, one rib fragment (sternal end), one unidentified cranial fragment (all very small)).

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 57 (Queen Pi'ankh-her), 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