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Sandstone inlay

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. North, Pyramid XVII

Dimensions

7.4 x 5.6 x 2.0 cm (2 15/16 x 2 3/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12327

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Possibly lotus design. Small marked piece of sandstone.

Provenance

From Beg. North, Pyramid XVII. 1921: 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