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Half a brick

Blue glaze quartzite, glazing on all sides except on one broken side.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma KIII Hall A, 1913: 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, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 7 x 14 cm (4 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5746

Medium or Technique

Glazed quartzite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements