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Bone fragments

Two bone fragments. (One left ilium pelvic fragment, looks to be female but indeterminate, picture 108. One unidentified human bone (probably pelvic). One pencil shaped object, looks to be ivory.)


From Nuri, pyramid XLIV (Batahaliye), room B. 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 Harsiyotef, 404–396 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Organic remains