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Fragments of amphorae

Nubian
Meroitic Period
99–50 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Pyramid 3

Accession Number

24.3480

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Five bags of fragments from multiple amphorae, red ware, wheel made, many with vegetal or linear designs painted on exterior.

Provenance

From Gebel Barkal, pyramid 3. 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