Dish

Nubian
Napatan Period


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia; Findspot: Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid XVI

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 4.6 x 6.5 x 9.5 cm (1 13/16 x 2 9/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.694

Medium or Technique

Electrum?

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Oval shaped dish, most of upper part broken off and missing; rim curved outwards.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid XVI. December, 1916: 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