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Organic material

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

Provenance

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)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

18-3-611

Medium or Technique

Organic remains

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits