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Vessel fragment

Nubian
Napatan Period
653–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Grave 182

Dimensions

4.4 x 4.3 x .2 cm (1 3/4 x 1 11/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12199

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Bottom of perfume jar; one fragment thick-walled vessel.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Grave 182. 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