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Faience object

Fragment of a black and white banded faience object made to resemble a chert node or other banded stone (similar to 19-3-481).

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid IV (Queen Khensa). 1919: 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, Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa, 690–664 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.2317

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown