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Bone fragment

Fragment of a skull.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 37, room A. 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

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Akhratan, 353–340 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 4 x 3.3 x 1 cm (1 9/16 x 1 5/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

17-3-392

Medium or Technique

Bone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains