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Stone fragment

Quartzite fragment, possibly part of an eye inlay.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa), thieves debris in a hole at the end of a stairway. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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 Taharqa,

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 1.3 x 1.6 x 0.7 cm (1/2 x 5/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

18-4-517b

Medium or Technique

Quartzite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments