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Tile fragment

White-bodied, blue faience tile fragment with relief decoration.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, between B 700 and B 800. 1916: 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

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 3.4 x 6.2 x 1.4 cm (1 5/16 x 2 7/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-3-124b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Tile and inlays