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Fragment of circular tile

White body, pale blue glaze, similar to 16-2-174.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR I; 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

Nubian, Meroitic Period, reign of Yetavetay, 56–43 B.C.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

28 x 1.8 cm (11 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-170

Medium or Technique

Blue faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Tile and inlays