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Tile fragment

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IV, Tomb 420, #21

Dimensions

Overall: 3.2 x 3 x 8.9 cm (1 1/4 x 1 3/16 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5721

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

Blue glazed on top, painted black on edge. [Sample AKRM.1]

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. K IV, Tomb 420, #21, 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition