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Complete base fragment of a red washed vessel

This is the complete base fragment of a vessel whose lower body flares outward. It is an indented flat base.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Pyramid 6 (tomb of Nawidemak). 1916: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan. (Accession Date: September 29, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period reign of Nawidemak, about 90–50 B.C.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.5385

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels