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Plaque

Nubian
Early Napatan Period
840–820 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Tumulus 6

Dimensions

Thickness: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2469

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Rectangular plaque (four joining fragments) with traces of a hieroglyphic inscription in black paint; pierced at the corners.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Tum. 6. 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 7, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition