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Inscribed fragment

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid I, stairs

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 10.5 x 4.6 x 2.3 cm (4 1/8 x 1 13/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-12-61

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Slightly curved, inscribed fragment of alabaster.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa). 1916: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition