User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Pebble

Start collecting

Brown and white striped pebble.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, tumulus 6. 1919: 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 Tanwetamani, 664–653 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 5.3 cm (2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2406

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Raw materials and by-products