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Corner of a plaque

Nubian
Napatan Period
probably 369–353 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 51, stairway

Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 6.5 x 6.0 x 2.0 cm (2 9/16 x 2 3/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-12-34

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

A blue-glaze relief-covered fragment of a plaque; light brown body.

Provenance

From Nuri pyramid 51, stairway. 1917; 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