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Amphora

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Large amphora, pink ware, pointed (spiked) base; broken at neck and shoulders, ribbed body, pink wash; stopper intact.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 458, no. 28, 1923: 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

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

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 59 x 25.5 cm (23 1/4 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-455

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels