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Fragments of a plaque

Two joining fragments of blue faience plaque with an ankh relief on both sides.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid VI, stairs. 1916: 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, reign of Anlamani, 623–593 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 7.4 x 6.4 x 1.3 cm (2 15/16 x 2 1/2 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

16-11-35

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Tile and inlays