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Paste fragments and inlay

Five pieces of blue paste used for attaching inlays to a surface; one inlay is stil attached to the paste.


From el-Kurru, pyramid 18 (Shebitku). 1919: 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, reign of Shebitka, 698–690 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)


el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Paste, lapis lazuli


The Ancient World


Unclassifiable objects, Fragments