Pot

Coptic
Byzantine (Coptic) Period


Object Place: Nubia (Sudan), Said to be from Kalabsha

Dimensions

Height: 22.5 cm (8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

04.1823

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This pot is made of red clay with horizontal grooves. The rim of the top of the pot is painted with a deer and several quadrupeds frolicking in between highly stylized foliage. The top of the pot is broken.

Provenance

Said to be from Kalabsha. 1904: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group ( 04.1823-04.1824) for £4. (Accession Date: January 1, 1904)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund