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Fragments of plaster

Several small fragments of brown, green and red plaster.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XVII (Baskakeren), stairs. 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 Baskakeren, 405–404 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

17-3-371

Medium or Technique

Plaster

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements