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Offering tray fragment

Two blue faience fragments of offering tray. These probably belong to "463"

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Pyramid XVI. 1916: 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, Meroitic Period, A.D. 119–128

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

7 x 5.5 x 3.3 cm (2 3/4 x 2 3/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-465

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects