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Fragments of an altar

Corner fragments of a faience altar slab (pieces go with 19-3-270). See also 24.1798.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 23 (in front of chapel). 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. (Accession date: January 7, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Early Napatan Period, 780–760 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Thickness: approximately 3.3 cm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2176

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects