Large lid/offering plate
Meroitic Period reign of Nawidemak
about 90–50 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Pyramid 6 (Nawidemak)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a large disc-shaped lid or offering plate made of a somewhat coarse light brown clay fabric. It is somewhat roughly shaped with edges upturned in some areas and not others.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Pyramid 6 (tomb of Nawidemak). 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 19, 2006)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition