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Inscribed magic brick with gilding

Provenance

From: Nuri, Pyramid 8. 1918: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, January, 1917; 1920: 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

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

8.9 x 5.4 x 2 cm (3 1/2 x 2 1/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-3-204 (?)

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment