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Faience fragment with part of a cartouche, gray body paste, blue-green glaze. Note: possibly linked with 21-3-86; these are presumably parts of a disc once set in the face of the pyramid, the fragments were found widely scattered: 21-3-86 in surface debris of chapel Beg. N 19, and 21-3-164a in...

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Provenance

From Beg. North, found in debris between Pyramid XIX & XXXII. 1921: 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, Napatan Period, 155–170 Tarekeniwal

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12273

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements