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Faience fragment

Rectangular shaped fragment with an oval shaped hole in the front (tile?), continuing through the middle of the object. Also decorated with incised lines. May belong to boat model.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K319x. 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 width x depth:3.6 x 5.4 x 2.0 cm (1 7/16 x 2 1/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

14-2-314b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments