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Arm of prisoner tile

Arm of prisoner tile, paired with 20.1305a.


From Kerma Upper Defuffa Chapel K II A no. 18. January, 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Object Place

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)


Length x width x depth: 6.4 x 2.2 x 2.5 cm (2 1/2 x 7/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Tile and inlays