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Stele

Provenance

From Shablul, tomb 24. 1907: excavated by the E.B. Coxe Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania; assigned to the University of Pennsylvania in the division of finds by the Sudanese government; 1907-1991: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology; 1991: received by the MFA through exchange with the University of Pennsylvania Museum. (Accession date: March 25, 1992)

Credit Line

MFA-University of Pennsylvania Exchange

Nubian, Meroitic, about A.D. 270–350

Findspot

Shablul, Nubia (Egypt)

Accession Number

1991.1106

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Stele