270 B.C.–A.D. 320
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Pyramid 2, chamber
Height x diameter: 5.4 x 11.8 cm (2 1/8 x 4 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fine drab paste, red polished. Relief decoration on outside. Arretine type. “Opus Sigilata.” Partially restored.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Pyramid II, Chamber. February 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1924: received by the MFA.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1924)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition