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Block of stone

Nubian
Meroitic Period
643–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 469

Dimensions

14 x 9 x 5 cm (5 1/2 x 3 9/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-672d

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Yellow Sandstone, brick-shaped with dressed faces.

Provenance

From Beg. West 469 March 1923: 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