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Stone object

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amaniastabarqa
510–487 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid II

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 9.5 x 1.8 x 1.6 cm (3 3/4 x 11/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-902

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Long, narrow and tapered object.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 2 (tomb of Amaniastabarqa). 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