Plaque

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka (?)
698–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 72

Dimensions

Thickness: approximately 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2797

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassified

Three joining fragments of a plaque; pierced in the top two corners. The incised decoration depicts a seated figure.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, grave 72. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition