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Fragment of a vessel

Nubian
Meroitic or later


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, 800, 900

Dimensions

Overall: 18.2 x 9.4 x 0.8 cm (7 3/16 x 3 11/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.3473

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment of the shoulder of the vessel, red ware, black inside, designs painted in bands along exterior with white paint, shapes used in patterns include “P,” “N,”, crosses, arrows, etc.

Provenance

From Gebel Barkal, 800, 900. 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