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Fragment of tile

Nubian
Meroitic Period
Queen, 84–69 B.C.


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

Dimensions

13 x 12.4 x 3.6 cm (5 1/8 x 4 7/8 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-275

Medium or Technique

Blue faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

Fragment of a tile, white-bodied blue faience, top edge and bottom glazed.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Pyr. III. 1916: 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