Fragment with relief decoration

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Kashta
750–743 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 8

Dimensions

Thickness: 1 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.1827

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Fragment of faience with a design in relief on one side; part of the design appears to be the wing and tail of a bird.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 8 (Tomb of Kashta). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

(Accession date: January 5, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition