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Three fragments of spherical tile

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Akinidad
84–69 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, PYR II

Dimensions

30 x 1.7 cm (11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-174

Medium or Technique

Blue faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

three fragments white body underside, plain blue, upper side worn and faded, rosette pattern, sunk lines

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR II; 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