User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Fragment of faience

Fragment of faience with a blue glaze on one face.

Provenance

From Nubia, Semna, Taharqa Temple, Room bb. 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

Nubian, New Kingdom?, 1550–1070 B.C.?

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 3.3 x 1.5 x 1.3 cm (1 5/16 x 9/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

28.1217

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments