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Plaster fragments

Nubian
Napatan Period
750–250 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Grave 503

Dimensions

Th. ca. 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-250

Medium or Technique

Plaster, gold foil

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Many small fragments of blue plaster some with bits of gold foil.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Grave 503. 1916: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition