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Fragments of a red ware vessel

Two fragments of red ware, decorated with alternating bands of red and brown.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 9 (enclosure debris). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession date: January 7, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Early Napatan Period, 800–780 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Thickness: 1 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.2044

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels