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Knob

Carmel yellow stone knob with raised green glaze design

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal B501. 1920: 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

2.0 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1762

Medium or Technique

Steatite (?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment