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Fragmentary offering dish/lid

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W564

Dimensions

Overall: 2.8 x 15.2 cm (1 1/8 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

24.3367

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

These fragments of a small, rough offering dish/lid comprise a complete vessel. Hand made, red brown ware.

Provenance

From Meroe, W564. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

(Accession Date: September 1, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition