Fragment of a faience object

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani
664–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 16

Dimensions

Thickness: approximately 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1861

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Fragment of a blue-glazed object decorated with black painted lines.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 16 (tomb of Tanwetamani). 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