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Fragments of resin, paste and faience

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
593–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid VIII, northeast foundation deposit

Accession Number

17-4-502a

Medium or Technique

Resin, paste, faience

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

a) several fragments of black resin from inside a faience cup.
b) several fragments of paste and faience

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid VIII, northeast foundation deposit. 1917: 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