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Oval objects

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
743–712 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 53

Accession Number

19.2622

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Large quantity of egg-shaped objects in blue, red, black and white faience.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 53 (tomb of Queen Tabiry). 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition