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Fragments of faience

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
743–712 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Ku 17

Dimensions

Thickness: 0.3–0.5 cm (1/8–3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2916

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Twenty fragments of blue faience, possibly from a plaque.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, Ku 17 (tomb of Piankhy). 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition