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Pair of ears

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of an unidentified ruler
519–487 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. S. 69

Dimensions

8 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12279

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Pair of ears from a mummy, both broken but nearly complete- fine hard pinkish red ware, red wash

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid S69. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition