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Fragment of a corner of an offering plate

Fragment of offering plate with Meroitic inscriptions. Blue faience with black and yellow-green bands, gray white body, thick poor glaze (scaling off)

Provenance

Gebel Barkal; Pyramid XI; 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, Napatan Period, 322–315 B.C.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

8.6 x 8.6 x 4.5 cm (3 3/8 x 3 3/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-13

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects