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Pot base (?)

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. West, Pyramid 110

Dimensions

diameter ca. 3.2

Accession Number

22-1-551a

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Approximately one half of circular ivory object, lathe turned, base of kohl pot (?)

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West), 110 1921: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition