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Fragment of tile

One quarter of a tile, a rosette in relief.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR IV; 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, Meroitic Period, 99–84 B.C.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

14 x 2.4 cm (5 1/2 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-123

Medium or Technique

Blue faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Tile and inlays