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Fragments of an amphora

Nubian
Meroitic Period
90–43 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Pyramid 6

Dimensions

Overall: 11.6 cm (4 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.3495

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Five joining fragments of an amphora neck and rim, hard red ware, red slip, wheel made.

Provenance

From Gebel Barkal, pyramid 6. 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