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Sherd

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Pyramid II

Dimensions

Height x width: 4.5 x 3.9 cm (1 3/4 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.854

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fine drab ware, orange polish. Incised lozenges and black painted circles and dots.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Pyramids, Pyramid II. Jan. 1916: 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