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Portion of faience plaque, tile?

Portion of faience object inscribed with part of cartouche.


From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Tomb B 504. 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, Napatan Period, 750–250 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)


Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)


H x W x Th 5.5 x 3.7 x 0.8

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Blue-green glaze faience, white body


The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Tile and inlays