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Large lid/offering plate

Nubian
Meroitic Period reign of Nawidemak
about 90–50 B.C.


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

Accession Number

20.5035

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

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.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition