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Fragment of a throne

Fragment of the back of a throne that joins with 19-3-1317; the incised decoration depicts a winged Isis.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 7. 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 Piye (Piankhy), 743–712 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (sudan)

Accession Number

19.1893

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture