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Fragment of glazed ceramic head

Nubian
Napatan Period
315–270 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid X

Dimensions

3.5 x 3.0 cm (1 3/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

20-4-25.2

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Dark green glaze. Found with 20-4-25 M and 20-4-29 M. One large piece and multiple fragments.

Provenance

From Beg. South Pyramid X. 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