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Fragments

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Building 100

Accession Number

16-1-528

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Part of a narrow necked spherical jar, decorated with dark brown lines and red spaces. Red smooth polishd ware. Decorations: Hathor (?) heads and lotus flowers.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Building 100. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-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