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Stone object

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani
623–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid VI, room C

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 9.2 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm (3 5/8 x 1 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.708

Medium or Technique

Agate

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Highly polished stone object; pointed on one end and rounded on the other.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid VI, room C. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition