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Fragment of a decorated ceramic vessel

Nubian
Napatan Period
about 643–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXIII, room A

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 6 x 4.2 x 0.5 cm (2 3/8 x 1 5/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-3-535

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Rim fragment with yellow slip on the exterior and white slip on the interior; painted design in brown ink on the interior.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXIII (Masalaye), room A. 1917: 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