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Three joining fragments of a plaque; pierced in the top two corners. The incised decoration depicts a seated figure.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, grave 72. 1919: 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, reign of Shebitka (?), 698–690 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Thickness: approximately 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2797

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassified