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Ring stand

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W 382

Dimensions

Overall: 10 cm, 0.7 kg, 14.5 cm (3 15/16 in., 1.5 lb., 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-171

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ring stand, red-brown ware, straw-marked, wheel-made, chipped

Provenance

From Meroe, W 382, 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition