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Block of stone

Piece of yellow sandstone and fragments.

Provenance

From Beg. West 469 March 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 643–542 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

15.3 x 9.7 x 4.2 cm (6 x 3 13/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-675d

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements