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Fragment

Possible tile fragment. Green faience with black line decoration of marsh plants on both sides. [Sample AKRM 38]

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. X-B Debris, March 1914 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; March 1914: 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

Overall: 3.7 x 4.4 x 0.8 cm (1 7/16 x 1 3/4 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1590

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Tile and inlays