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Name incised on one side only; from a foundation deposit.


From Nuri, pyramid 3 (tomb of Senkamanisken), NE foundation deposit. 1917: 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 Senkamanisken, 643–623 B.C.


Nuri, Nubia, Sudan


Overall: 2.2 x 1.1 cm (7/8 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster) ?


The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Foundation deposits