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Fragments of an amphora

Nubian
Meroitic Period
99–50 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 17.7 cm (5 1/8 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.3457

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Three fragments of an amphora, including parts of the rim and handle, hard red ware, red wash.

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