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Fragment with a groove

Fragment with faint bluish color is rough on one side and smooth on the other; smooth side has a rectangular groove in it 0.3 cm (1/8 in.) deep.

Provenance

From Nuri pyramid 56 (Queen unknown), room A. 1918; 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 Nastasen, 335–315 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Length: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-225

Medium or Technique

Plaster

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments