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Fragments of a cylindrical bread mold

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Pyramid 6 (tomb of Nawidemak). 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/Egyptian, Meroitic Period reign of Nawidemak, about 90–50 B.C.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.5137

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels