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Fragment of a plaque

Fragment of a blue faience plaque.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid VI. 1919: 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, Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka, 698–690 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Thickness: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

19.2000

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Tile and inlays