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Pottery sun-disc and horns of a figure

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A redware pottery object; a crown (sun-disc with horns) apparently broken off of a figure; there are three circles of white on each side.

Provenance

From Semna (West), Debris of Room W 147. 1928: 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,

Object Place for Label

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Semna (West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 3.5 x 4.0 x 1.9 cm (1 3/8 x 1 9/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

28.1242

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture