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Fragment of a jar with red and black painted decoration

Fragment of a spherical jar, hard red brown ware, white slip with intersecting black and red lines painted on exterior.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Building 700 D. 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 22, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 12.5 x 1 cm (4 3/4 x 4 15/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.5151

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels