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Fragment of plaque

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


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

Dimensions

16 x 2.2 cm (6 5/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-169

Medium or Technique

Blue faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

White body, glaze jaded, rosette pattern, similar to 16-2-123.

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