Paste fragments and inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka
698–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 18 (Shebitku)

Accession Number

19.2493

Medium or Technique

Paste, lapis lazuli

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Five pieces of blue paste used for attaching inlays to a surface; one inlay is stil attached to the paste.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 18 (Shebitku). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition