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Inscribed coarseware vessel/plaque fragment

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Building B 500 (Great Temple of Amun), Trench A

Accession Number

20.5422

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This fragment of a vessel or plaque is inscribed with large characters, possibly Meroitic.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Building B 500 (Great Temple of Amun), trench A. 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 29, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition