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Fragments

Four fragments, some glued together, of a decorated jar with drab slip inside and outside rim, brown slip on the spherical part, and decorations in red and black.

Provenance

From Mirgissa, surface debris of cemetery on Take Island. 1931: 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

Mirgissa, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

31.1909.1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels