Fragment of faience

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid XVII

Dimensions

Length: 3.9 cm (1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1868

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Blue faience fragment with soft gray body.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku 17 (tomb of Piankhy). 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