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Tile fragment

Fragment of tile with decoration in relief, white body.


From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Temple B 501. 1920; 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)


L x W x Th. 6.1 x 3.2 x 2.3 cm (2 3/8 x 1 1/4 x 7/8 in.) Bas D E 2.2 UBJ PKG

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Faience, blue glaze


The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Tile and inlays