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Relief from pylon with figures of prisoners

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Sandstone block from pylon, with corner molding and sunk relief scene of prisoners led on a rope.

Provenance

From Meroe, Pyramid N XI. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1923: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, reign of Shanadakhete, 170–150 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Height x length: 34 x 59.5 cm (13 3/8 x 23 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.871

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief