Stone objects

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid IV (Queen Khensa)

Accession Number

19.2345

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archaeological materials

62 complete pebbles, mostly polished, of varying sizes, shapes (spherical, oval, teardrop), and stone (quartzite, agate, alabaster, etc.) and also 13 fragments of pebbles.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid IV (Queen Khensa). 1919: 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