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Sandstone fragment

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Fragment of figurine (?) yellow and white, very crude (head and torso?) circular groove in middle

Provenance

From Beg. South Pyramid II. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler, 315–270 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. South), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

5.7 x 3.3 x 3.2 cm (2 1/4 x 1 5/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.12136

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments