Rosette plaque

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani
664–653 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Thickness: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2407

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Circular plaque decorated with a 6-lobed rosette in raised relief; four pierced holes.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, tumulus 6. 1919: 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