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Fragment of an altar

Nubian
Meroitic Period
20–10 B.C.


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

Dimensions

13.3 x 9.3 x 4.4 cm (5 1/4 x 3 11/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-52

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Corner of an altar (like 16-2-13); inscription obscured by sand crust

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR IX; 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