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Cartouche

Nubian (Shabataka)
Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka
698–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Horse grave 210

Dimensions

Height: 5.2 cm (2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10573

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Animal-related

Blue faience cartouche; pierced lengthwise.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, horse grave 210. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition