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Fragment of brick

Brick, half-blue glazed quartz

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma K338x. 1914 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 19 : assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 8.6 x 5.7 cm (3 3/8 x 3 3/8 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1392

Medium or Technique

Glazed quartz

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements