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Block from the coffin bench of Arkamani

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Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. North), Pyramid 7. 1921: 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, Meroitic Period, reign of Arkamani, 218–200 B.C.

Findspot

Beg. North, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 36 x 48 x 37 cm (14 3/16 x 18 7/8 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

22.1096

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief