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Animal and human bones

Mixture of burnt and unburnt animal and human bones, including a nearly complete animal skull.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid XVII. 1919: 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

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Piye (Piankhy), 743–712 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

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el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

19.2174

Medium or Technique

Bone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains