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Fragment of a jar

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270–218 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Pyramid 8

Dimensions

Overall: 13.4 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.3440

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment of the rim of a jar, RBW XI (3), wheel made, straw marks.

Provenance

From Gebel Barkal, pyramid 8. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date June 12, 2008)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition