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Tile fragments

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma

Dimensions

Overall: 4.1 x 2.2 x 9.6 cm (1 5/8 x 7/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5802

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

Blue glaze on sandy gray body, sides and bottom stained but not glazed. Inside marks on bottom.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. 19 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 19 : assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition