Stone flake

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Talakhamani
435–431 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XVI, southwest foundation deposit

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 4.8 x 2.5 x 0.7 cm (1 7/8 x 1 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.2548

Medium or Technique

Chalcedony

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Stone flake.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XVI (Talakhamani), southwest foundation deposit. 1920: 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