Fragment of tile

Nubian
Meroitic Period
99–84 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, PYR IV

Dimensions

14 x 2.4 cm (5 1/2 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-123

Medium or Technique

Blue faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

One quarter of a tile, a rosette in relief.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR IV; 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