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Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
743–698 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid 134

Dimensions

diameter 1.2-1.4 cm

Accession Number

21.12120

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Recreational

“Marble” shape, traces of green glaze.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Pyramid 134. 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