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Model throwing stick

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Part of a blue glazed faience model throwing stick. Or perhaps fragment from end of wand? Painted with lotus flower design. Chipped.

Provenance

From Nubia, Semna, debris of room W147. January, 1928: 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

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 3 x 7.3 x 1.6 cm (1 3/16 x 2 7/8 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.1170

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models