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Palette

Large stone, flat on one side and concave on the other.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyr. XXVI. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period,

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

18-3-620

Medium or Technique

Hematite conglomerate stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits