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Stone vessel fragment

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B502 Ex 1

Dimensions

Other: 7.6 x 8.2 x 3.2 cm (3 x 3 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

19-12-9

Medium or Technique

gray granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment of a thick walled basin or bowl with a smooth interior surface and rough exterior.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B502 Ex 1. 1919: 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