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Crown broken from a statuette

Nubian
Napatan – Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501

Dimensions

4.2 x 3.6 x 1.8 cm (1 5/8 x 1 7/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2426

Medium or Technique

Faience, green glaze on back black on front

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Crown of sun disc with atef plumes, flanked by uraei broken from a faience statuette.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal B501. 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