Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, PYR XI
2.3 x 1.1 x 1.2 cm (7/8 x 7/16 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Faience, pale blue glaze
Not On View
Fragment of an amulet (?) female head heavy glaze. The blue is like the Greco-Roman blue of Egypt. Top and bottom broken.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal PYR XI. 1916: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition