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Faience fragments

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia, Gebel Barkal, D 600

Dimensions

Depth of (b): 1.2–2 cm (1/2–13/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-3-301d

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

(a) Shawabty fragment (missing); (b) five tile fragments (white body); (c) four rosette fragments ( one white body, one red body); (d) six unidentified fragments (red body)

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, D 600. 1916: 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