Fragment of a bird

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
743–712 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 53 A, debris

Dimensions

Length: 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.2639

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of a small bird figurine.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 53 (tomb of Queen Tabiry). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition