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Figural vessel fragment (spout?)

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W 194

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 7 x 6.5 cm (2 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.3375

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment of vessel, possibly a spout, red brown ware or object; modeled as animal’s head.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 194, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

(Accession Date: September 1, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition