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Fragment of a throne

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
743–712 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (sudan), el-Kurru, Ku 17

Accession Number

19.1893

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of the back of a throne that joins with 19.2660; the incised decoration depicts a winged Isis.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku 7. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition