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Human bone

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Nastasen
335–315 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XV, room A

Dimensions

Length: 10.9 cm (4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-2-1922

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Fragment of a human bone (right femoral head and neck. Head measures 48mm in diameter (male)).

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XV (Nastasen), room A. 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