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Fragments of painted vessels

Nubian
Napatan to Meroitic Period
about 750 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Building (Temple) B 800-900, room 801

Accession Number

20.5085

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

At least eight different vessels, each with a different scheme of painted decoration, are represented by this mixed group of fragments.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Building (Temple) B 800-900, room 801 (collumned hall). 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 the Sudan.

(Accession Date: September 20, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition