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Stone fragment

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXXV, stairs in front of door-block

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 3.3 x 2.5 x 0.3 cm (1 5/16 x 1 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-185

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Fragment of brown stone with a herringbone pattern on one side.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 35 (tomb of an unidentified queen). 1917: 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