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Two fragments of green color

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Two small fragments of green pigment or paste; excavation notes report that there was originally one fragment of length 1.3 cm (1/2 in.); from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 50 (A Queen), 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 Amanastabarqa, 510–487 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

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Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

18-1-17

Medium or Technique

Paste or pigment

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits