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Rosette plaque

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Circular plaque decorated with a 6-lobed rosette in raised relief; four pierced holes.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, tumulus 6. 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 Tanwetamani, 664–653 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

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el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Thickness: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2407

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown