Fragment of faience

Nubian
Meroitic Period
664–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 684

Dimensions

3.2 x 1.2 cm (1 1/4 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-520

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Fragment of blue glazed faience with relief decoration on one face.

Provenance

From Beg. West 684, March, 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition