Unidentifiable fragment

Nubian
Napatan Period
750–270 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B 501

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 3.2 cm (1 9/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.2289

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

This is a corner piece of a square object. The back is flat and there is a raised rim around the edge of the top side. There is also an arc-shaped line in raised relief. The object is encrusted in mud. It is incorrectly listed as a shawabty fragment in the Object Register.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal B 501. 1920: 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