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Fragments of a jar

Nubian
Meroitic Period
99–50 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Pyramid 4

Dimensions

Overall: 4.6 x 9.8 cm (1 13/16 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.3533

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Two fragments of the rim and part of the shoulder of a jar, fine thin red polished black ware, red/brown surface inside, incision on shoulder, incised before baking.

Provenance

From Gebel Barkal, pyramid 4. 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