Square plaque

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B1000

Dimensions

3.2 x 3.2 x 0.95 cm (1 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.2362

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Square plaque with blue-green glaze, pierced for string, incised pattern on one face.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal B1000 (Notes in Arabic with packing say," From trenching at New Building "E" of 100" and "Sunday 1 Feb., from the front of El-Mudra"). 1920:xcavated by the Harvard University-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