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Saucer

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 90–246


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. West, Pyramid 112

Dimensions

2.8 x 6.8 cm (1 1/8 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-118

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Plate in form of square over circle. Small saucer with flat rim decorated with row of Wedjat eyes; eyes made separately and soldered on.

Provenance

From Beg. West, Pyr. 112 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