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Faience fragments of a vessel

Many small fragments, white bodied faience with bits of rim like 16-84-b, as well as gold flakes and blue faience

Provenance

Gebel Barkal; PYR VIII; Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 263 B.C.–A.D. 248

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

16-4-97

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels