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Fragments of plaster

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


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

Accession Number

18-2-4

Medium or Technique

Plaster, silver, gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Several fragments of plaster (or faience?). Stained with silver oxide, and some with scraps of gold leaf adhering.

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