Pottery sun-disc and horns of a figure

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna (West), Debris of Room W 147

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 3.5 x 4.0 x 1.9 cm (1 3/8 x 1 9/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

28.1242

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

A redware pottery object; a crown (sun-disc with horns) apparently broken off of a figure; there are three circles of white on each side.

Provenance

From Semna (West), Debris of Room W 147. 1928: 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