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Plaque

Faience fragment from a plaque with rounded top, light gray body paste, heavy green glaze, bearing upper part of two cartouches. Each cartouche is surmounted by two feathers. Note: possibly linked with 21-3-164a, These are presumably parts of a disc once set in the face of the pyramid, the...

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Provenance

From Beg. North, Pyramid XIX. 1921: 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, Napatan Period, 155–170 Tarekeniwal

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

1.92 x 2.08 cm (3/4 x 13/16 in.) thk. at edge: 3.2, thk. at middle: 5.7

Accession Number

21.12254

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements