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Stone fragment

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid I, thieves debris

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 1.3 x 1.6 x 0.7 cm (1/2 x 5/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

18-4-517b

Medium or Technique

Quartzite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Quartzite fragment, possibly part of an eye inlay.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa), thieves debris in a hole at the end of a stairway. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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