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Tile fragment

Corner fragment of rectangular tile with rilled surface. Blue glaze on sandy gray body, sides and bottom glazed. Ridge marks on bottom.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. K1070 debris. 1914: 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, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 4.1 x 2.2 x 9.6 cm (1 5/8 x 7/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1626

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Tile and inlays