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Arm of prisoner tile

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Object Place: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K II

Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 6.4 x 2.2 x 2.5 cm (2 1/2 x 7/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

20.1305b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

Arm of prisoner tile, paired with 20.1305a.

Provenance

From Kerma Upper Defuffa Chapel K II A no. 18. January, 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition