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Basin with handle fixtures

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. W 701

Dimensions

Overall: Estimated dimensions 12 x 40 cm (4 3/4 x 15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-536

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Many fragments of a large basin with two handles. Each handle is held in place with a double fixture composed of two round elements connected by a flat narrow strip with incised deisgn. Each round element is held on with three rivets. See RCK V, p.56. fig. 41c.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 701, March 1923: 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