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Palette

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Siaspiqa (?)
487–468 B.C.


Findspot: Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 9 x 4 x 15.3 cm (3 9/16 x 1 9/16 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

18-3-882

Medium or Technique

Hematite conglomerate

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits

This is a hematite conglomerate palette.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid IV FD, SE 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