Faience fragments

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Amanikhatashan
A.D. 62–85


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 18

Dimensions

Length (longest): 6.6 cm (2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

17-3-33

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Fragments of ten menats; blue and green; gray bodies. (Accession number 20.1096)

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 18. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition