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Fragment

Large fragment of faience, blue colored, paste is graey-white. Falt on bottom, top slightly higher in the middle, tapering towards the sides. Around the edge is a groove, possibly a tile converted to another use.

Provenance

From Semna (West), Room 'ab' from debris under Bin I. 1928: 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

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Semna (West), Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 10.3 x 1.8 x 13 cm (4 1/16 x 11/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

28.1278

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Tile and inlays