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Corner fragment; blue glazed on both sides and edges.

Provenance

From Kerma. 1914: 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, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 8.9 x 1.6 cm (3 x 3 1/2 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1249

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Tile and inlays