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Fragment

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Mirgissa, surface debris of cemetery on Take Island

Accession Number

31-12-54A

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One piece with two numbers – labelled both 31-12-54A and 31-12-54B (no visible cracks to explain two numbers). One of four fragments (two fitting) of a bowl. Very smooth, decoration painted brown on outside.

Provenance

From Mirgissa, surface debris of cemetery on Take Island. 1931: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition