Faience plaque with cartouche

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nubia, Gebel Barkal, Pyramid XIII (stair debris)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 2 x 0.7cm (9/16 x 13/16 x 1/4in.)

Accession Number

16-1-538

Medium or Technique

Glazed stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Rectangular plaque, with cartouche bearing the prenomen of Thutmose III, Menkheperra, flanked by uraei. Greenish glazed stone.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Pyramid XIII, in stair debris. January 28, 1916: 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