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Stone fragment

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid I, dump debris

Dimensions

Length x width: 2.3 x 1.8 cm (7/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-455

Medium or Technique

Serpentine

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa), dump debris. 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