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Fragments of a coarseware cup/beaker with red washed rim

Two fragments of beakers, course red brown ware, hand made, staw marked, red wash on rim.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Building B 500 (Great Temple of Amun), Room 502 (inner court), Ex. 1, debris. 1920: 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 25, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period to Meroitic Period, about 750 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

20.5196

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels