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Foundation deposit fragments

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

Provenance

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)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

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

17-4-434

Medium or Technique

Mud brick

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits