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Faience fragments

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K319 Debris

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 5.3 x 1.2 x 7.0 cm (2 1/16 x 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

14-2-314i

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Four joining fragments (of a tile?) decorated with black incised lines and other ankh-like decorations. May belong to boat model. Three of the fragments are now glued together. Housed with two additional fragments that do not join but may be part of the same or a similar object.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K319 Debris. 1914: 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