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Plaster fragments

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid IV, chapel

Accession Number

17-2-1907

Medium or Technique

Plaster, gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Numerous small fragments of white plaster with gold leaf; some fragments have incised decoration.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid IV, chapel. 1917: 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