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Animal figure

Four fragments of a crudely sculpted animal.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 3 (tomb of Senkamanisken), foundation deposit. 1917: 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

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Senkamanisken, 643–623 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

17-3-652

Medium or Technique

Mud

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits