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Faded blue glazed faience. Base plain bored lengthwise. Workman B.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W 787. [Excav. date] 1923: 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, Meroitic Period,

Object Place

Meroe, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 1.3 cm (5/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.845

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids