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Fragments of an altar

Nubian
Early Napatan Period
820–800 B.C.


Dimensions

Thickness: approximately 3.3 cm (1 5/16 in.)

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Fifteen altar fragments (pieces go with 19-3-259).

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 13 (enclosure). 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.

(Accession date: January 7, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition