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Fragment of blue color

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Fragment of blue paste or pigment from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 52, northwest foundation deposit. 1918: 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 Siaspiqa, 487–468 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

18-1-205

Medium or Technique

Paste or pigment

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits