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Fragments of vessel

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Naldamak
56–43 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, PYR VI

Dimensions

Length x width: 4.4 x 4.5 cm (1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in.) Length x width: 2.6 x 2.4 cm (1 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-101

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Two joining fragments of a water-worn vessel (probably bottle-shaped).

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR VI; Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition