Fragment of a faience vessel

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka
698–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 18 (Shebitku)

Dimensions

Diameter of base: 2 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1797

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Circular base of a small blue faience vessel.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 18 (tomb of king Shebitka). 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