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

Provenance

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.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

20.615

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster) ?

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits