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Djed pillar

In two pieces.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXIII (Masalaye), 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, about 643–593 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

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Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x thickness: 12 x 1.1 cm (4 3/4 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-3-604

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects