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Crystal fragment

Fragment of cut crystal.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XI (Malowiebamani), room C. 1917: 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, Napatan Period, reign of Malowiebamani, 463–435 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 5.1 x 1.9 x 1.4 cm (2 x 3/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-2-147

Medium or Technique

Crystal (quartz?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments