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Fragment of painted plaster

Thick piece of plaster with traces of red and blue paint.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 3 (tomb of Senkamanisken). 1917: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Senkamanisken, 643–623 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 8 x 5.2 x 3.8 cm (3 1/8 x 2 1/16 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-104

Medium or Technique

Plaster

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements