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Ornament

Yellow-white ornament (possibly inlay) in shape of Lotus flower. Obj. Reg. calls it a fly ornament. There is an extra object in ag not mentioned in Object Reg.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal B906. 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,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

2.5 x 2.2 x 0.35 cm (1 x 7/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-344

Medium or Technique

Plaster

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown