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Fragment of a faience object

Blue faience

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B 801. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia

Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 6 x 4.2 x 1.7 cm (2 3/8 x 1 5/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-182a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments