Lid shaped from a vessel fragment
Meroitic Period, reign of Tanyidamani
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Pyramid 1
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a large circular lid shaped from a fragment of a redware pottery vessel, possibly treated with a red wash. It is concave due to the portion of the original vessel from which the source fragment broke off. The underside has one wide rilling line.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Pyramid 1. 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