Fragment of copper ore

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Malenaqen
555–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid V, southeast foundation deposit

Dimensions

Length x thickness: 4 x 1 cm (1 9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-372

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid V, southeast 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