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Rubber

A fragment of a rubber with one flat surface.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid IX F.D. "NW" corner. 1918: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of King Amtalqa, 568–553 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 10.3 x 5 x 4 cm (4 1/16 x 1 15/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-4-215

Medium or Technique

Hematite conglomerate stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits