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Square plaque

Square plaque with blue-green glaze, pierced for string, incised pattern on one face.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal B1000 (Notes in Arabic with packing say," From trenching at New Building "E" of 100" and "Sunday 1 Feb., from the front of El-Mudra"). 1920:xcavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

3.2 x 3.2 x 0.95 cm (1 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.2362

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets