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Offering tray

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W291

Dimensions

Overall: 6.2 x 9.7 x 13.7 cm (2 7/16 x 3 13/16 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.3321

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One of three small offering trays. Red-brown ware, coarse, black centered, with ankh sign in relief. Red wash.

Provenance

From Meroe, W291. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

(Accession Date: August 31, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition