Fragments of paste

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


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

Accession Number

19.2172

Medium or Technique

Paste

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Four fragments of blue paste, probably used for attaching inlays to a surface.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 18 (Shebitku), room A. 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