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Fragment of circular tile

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Yetavetay
56–43 B.C.


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

Dimensions

28 x 1.8 cm (11 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-170

Medium or Technique

Blue faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

White body, pale blue glaze, similar to 16-2-174.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR I; 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