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Plaster fragments with traces of blue pigment

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Seven fragments of plaster with traces of blue pigment; perhaps from a wall?

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 36 (tomb of Atakhebasken), room A. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa, 690–664 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

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Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

17-2-1825

Medium or Technique

Plaster

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits