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Disc-shaped lid

This is a lid fashioned of a red-brown clay fabric with a red slip or polish. It is a well formed slightly concave disc shape. This is one of two discovered together.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, tomb 16. 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 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, reign of Amanitenmemide, A.D. 60–62

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.5033

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels