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Faience fragments

Nubian
Napatan period to Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501

Dimensions

Large fragment is LxWxD 3.9 x 4.2 x 2.2 cm (1 9/16 x 1 5/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20-2-134a-b

Medium or Technique

Faience, blue glaze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

Large fragment, one corner of tile, beads are now missing.

Provenance

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