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Ram's head and disc

Ram's head and disc, white bodied faience green glaze, Row of uraeae in low relief across disc, back drilled with two holes for stringing

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal B501. 1920: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

8.1 x 4.85 x 1.95 cm (3 3/16 x 1 15/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.2320

Medium or Technique

Faience green glaze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown