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Fragment

Fragment of jar, pinkish drab ware

Provenance

From Meroe W493 debris. 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

Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

23-3-79B

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels