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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

31-12-54E

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment broken in two – number is written on sherd but spans both pieces. Of four fragments (two fitting) of 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