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Foundation deposit fragments

Three large joining fragments and 4 small fragments. Material is pale and crumbly.


From Nuri, pyramid VI, southwest (6) foundation deposit. 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 Aspelta, 593–568 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Approximate Overall: 5.3 x 10.8 x 19.6 cm (2 1/16 x 4 1/4 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Mud brick


The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Foundation deposits