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Faience fragments

Fragments of ten menats; blue and green; gray bodies. (Accession number 20.1096)

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 18. 1917: 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, Meroitic Period, reign of Amanikhatashan, A.D. 62–85

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. N.), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length (longest): 6.6 cm (2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

17-3-33

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects