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Relief

Nubian
Napatan Period
750–250 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B 551

Dimensions

H x W x D 5.75 x 5.1 x 2.3 cm (2 1/4 x 2 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.2533

Medium or Technique

Faience, red body, with blue green glaze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Fragment faience inlay (?) red body with blue-green glaze. Image is the top part of an ‘ankh’ sign or ‘sa’ sign in relief.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Tomb B 551, I,3 debris. 1920; 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