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Impression of a baby's foot

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Piece of clay with an impression of a baby's right foot.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid VI. 1916: 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 Anlamani, 623–593 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

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Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length (piece of clay) x width x thickness: 9.2 x 5.8 x 3.3 cm (3 5/8 x 2 5/16 x 1 5/16 in.) Length of foot impression: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

16-11-46

Medium or Technique

Clay

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown