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Palette

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Queen Amanitakaye
553–538 B.C.


Findspot: Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 15.8 x 8.5 x 6.8 cm (6 1/4 x 3 3/8 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-3-627

Medium or Technique

Hematite conglomerate stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits

Oval shaped palette? with one flattened surface.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid XXVI F.D. "NW" corner. 1918: Excavated by the Harvard University-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