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Faience fragment

Irregular shaped faience fragment, blue on one side, decorated with black lines about 2 cm apart.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K343x. 1914: 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

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x thickness x length: 4.5 x 1.7 x 7.0 cm (1 3/4 x 11/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1413

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments