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Fragment of a faience object

Fragment of a blue, egg-shaped object.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 5 (tomb of queen Qalhata). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka–Tanwetamani, 698–653 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.1924

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments