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Sandstone pebbles

Two oblong pebbles.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid II, southeast corner. 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, reign of Amaniastabarqa, 510–487 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 5.5 and 6 cm (2 3/16 and 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

18-3-475

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown