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Fragment of altar

Nubian
Meroitic Period; reign of Akinidad
84–69 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, PYR II

Dimensions

18 x 19 x 4 cm (7 1/16 x 7 1/2 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-157a-c

Medium or Technique

Blue faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Three fragments, the third fragment is a depressed oval

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR II; 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