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Fragment

Fragment of blue faience, pale red body

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal B501. 1920: 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,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1766

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments