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Fragments of a plaque

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani
623–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid VI, stairs

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 7.4 x 6.4 x 1.3 cm (2 15/16 x 2 1/2 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

16-11-35

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

Two joining fragments of blue faience plaque with an ankh relief on both sides.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid VI, stairs. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition