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Faience plaque with cartouche

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Rectangular plaque, with cartouche bearing the prenomen of Thutmose III, Menkheperra, flanked by uraei. Greenish glazed stone.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Pyramid XIII, in stair debris. January 28, 1916: 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,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 2 x 0.7cm (9/16 x 13/16 x 1/4in.)

Accession Number

16-1-538

Medium or Technique

Glazed stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets