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Faience object

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid IV (Queen Khensa)

Dimensions

Length: 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.2317

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Fragment of a black and white banded faience object made to resemble a chert node or other banded stone (similar to 19-3-481).

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid IV (Queen Khensa). 1919: 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