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Rubber

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of King Amtalqa
568–553 B.C.


Findspot: Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 10 x 5 x 3.4 cm (3 15/16 x 1 15/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-4-221

Medium or Technique

Hematite conglomerate stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits

A roughly rectangular rubber. One side has slight traces of reddish color.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid IX 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