Faience fragment

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid I

Dimensions

height x width x thicknes: 2.3 x 1.4 x 1.7 cm (7/8 x 9/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-2-1946

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Corner fragment of a faience object.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa). 1917: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition