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Organic material

Found inside a faience cup (18-3-591).


From Nuri, pyramid XXIV (Nasalsa), northeast foundation deposit. 1918: 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, about 632–568 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Organic remains


The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Foundation deposits