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Mud brick

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Senkamanisken
643–623 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid III, foundation deposit

Dimensions

Width x thickness: 6.8 x 4.5 cm (2 11/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

17-3-651

Medium or Technique

Mud

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Two fragments of a mud brick.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 3 (tomb of Senkamanisken), foundation deposit. 1917: 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