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Unidentifiable fragment

This is a corner piece of a square object. The back is flat and there is a raised rim around the edge of the top side. There is also an arc-shaped line in raised relief. The object is encrusted in mud. It is incorrectly listed as a shawabty fragment in the Object Register.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal B 501. 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, Napatan Period, 750–270 B.C.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 3.2 cm (1 9/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.2289

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments