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Fragments of pedestal

Some fitting fragments of a blue faience pedestal, stepped front. Ku 22 is possibly the burial of Queen Pebatma, sister-wife of Kashta.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 7 (tomb of an unidentified person, probably a queen). 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, Napatan Period, possibly reign of Kashta, 750–743 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Largest fragment; thickness x Width x length: 3.5 x 11.0 x 9.0 cm (1 3/8 x 4 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2438

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture