Fragment of a plaque
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid I, thieves debris
Height x width x length: 1.4 x 1.5 x 2.4 cm (9/16 x 9/16 x 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Lapis fragment, possibly from a plaque, with incised decoration (possibly depicting an animal striding).
From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa), thieves debris in a hole at the end of a stairway. 1918: 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition