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Saucer

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W469 (Foundation Deposit SE)

Dimensions

Height x diameter (legacy): ca. 11.2 x 2.8 cm (4 7/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.3298

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Two small saucers, of gray mud. In fragments. Foundation Deposit SE

Provenance

From Meroe, W 469 (Foundation Deposit SE). 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.

(Accession Date: August 29, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition