Votive wood fragment

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Malowiebamani
463–435 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Length: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-1369

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Votive wood fragment, possibly a stylized Wedjat eye.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXXII (Akhrasen), northwest foundation deposit. 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