Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, NW corner of pyramid VIII, foundation deposit
Legacy dimension: Length: .029 D. .009
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Quartz short cylinder with spiral incisions. Intended to be a model rope.
From Nubia, Nuri. 1920: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over.
Findspot Information: From N. W. corner deposit of Pyramid VIII at Nuri, the tomb of Aspelta:Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition