Fragment of red paste or pigment
about 750–270 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XLVI, northwest foundation deposit
Overall: 2cm (13/16in.)
Medium or Technique
Red paste or pigment
Not On View
Fragment of red paste or pigment from a foundation deposit.
From Nuri, pyramid XLVI, northwest foundation deposit. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition