Grooved alabaster cylinder
Napatan Period, reign of Amani–natake–lebte
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 10, southwest foundation deposit
Overall: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Cylindrical piece of alabaster with grooves. Resembles a cylinder bead, but is not bored.
From Nuri, pyramid 10 (Amani-natake-lebte), southwest foundation deposit. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition