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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?


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)


Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Foundation deposits