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Fragment of tile

Fragment of a tile, white-bodied blue faience, top edge and bottom glazed.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Pyr. III. 1916: 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, Queen, 84–69 B.C.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

13 x 12.4 x 3.6 cm (5 1/8 x 4 7/8 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-275

Medium or Technique

Blue faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Tile and inlays