Two fragments of green color

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amanastabarqa
510–487 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 50, northwest foundation deposit

Accession Number

18-1-17

Medium or Technique

Paste or pigment

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Two small fragments of green pigment or paste; excavation notes report that there was originally one fragment of length 1.3 cm (1/2 in.); from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 50 (A Queen), northwest foundation deposit. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition