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Inscribed fragment

Slightly curved, inscribed fragment of alabaster.


From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa). 1916: 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 Taharqa, 690–664 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Length x width x thickness: 10.5 x 4.6 x 2.3 cm (4 1/8 x 1 13/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)


The Ancient World


Unclassifiable objects, Fragments