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Fragment of clay

Piece of soft pink clay with scratched patterns scraped in relief.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR VIII; 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,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

5.4 x 4.7 x 2.5 cm (2 1/8 x 1 7/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-491

Medium or Technique

Clay

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments