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One conical fragment with flattened top and broken bottom. Black porphyry with large white inclusions.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, between D500 514 and circular well B1000. 1916: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 8.4 x 6.4 cm (3 5/16 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-264

Medium or Technique

Porphyry

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments