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Plaque, inlay

Two fragments of large faience slab. One a corner piece.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Temple B 503. 1919; 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, 750–250 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

L x W x Th. 10.0 x 5.7 x 3.5 cm (3 15/16 x 2 1/4 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.1658

Medium or Technique

Faience blue glaze, pinkish body

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Tile and inlays