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Stone object

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid I; VI, floor debris

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 3.5 x 2.5 x 0.9 cm (1 3/8 x 1 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-12-204

Medium or Technique

Haematite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Rectangular, highly polished object with two holes on one end.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa), Vi, floor debris. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition