Faience fragment

Nubian
Meroitic Period
643–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 469

Dimensions

3.8 x 4.0 x 1.0 cm (1 1/2 x 1 9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-672e

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Glazed fragment on two surfaces and on edge.

Provenance

From Beg. West 469 March 1923: 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