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Fragments

Numerous fragments, red bodied blue faience like 16-2-477. Eight of these units radiating off a central square plain

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal B700. 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,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

23 cm (9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-3-9

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments