Fragment of an inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B700

Dimensions

1.0 x 3.8 x 8.4 cm (3/8 x 1 1/2 x 3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-456e

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

One of five fragments, blue faience. Fragment of a tile, white bodied, faded blue, part of a lion in low relief.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal B700. 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