Pebble with gold bands
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid IV (Queen Khensa)
Overall: 4.4 x 3.9 x 1.7 cm (1 3/4 x 1 9/16 x 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Brown pebble with protruding nodules and a gold band wrapped around the base of each of the three nodules.
From el-Kurru, pyramid IV (Queen Khensa). 1919: 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