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Vessel fragment with impression

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid I

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 5 x 4.2 x 0.5 cm (1 15/16 x 1 5/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-2-1945

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Body sherd with an impressed cross within a circle.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa). 1917: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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