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Mud seal

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, between 700 and 800

Dimensions

6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

16-3-125

Medium or Technique

Mud

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions

Seal of soft baked mud, two captives kneeling back to back in relief

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, between 700 and 800. 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