Sistrum handle fragment

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia, Gebel Barkal, B 200

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 6.5 x 3.9 x 4.4 cm (2 9/16 x 1 9/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

16-3-248

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Sculpted, blue-glazed faience handle fragment showing part of the face of Hathor.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B 200. 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