Impression of a baby's foot

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani
623–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid VI

Dimensions

Length (piece of clay) x width x thickness: 9.2 x 5.8 x 3.3 cm (3 5/8 x 2 5/16 x 1 5/16 in.) Length of foot impression: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

16-11-46

Medium or Technique

Clay

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Piece of clay with an impression of a baby’s right foot.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid VI. 1916: 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