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Lid

Similar to 22-12-23a, red brown ware disc-shaped lid.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. W), 159a, thieves' debris. 1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan. (Accession Date: September 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 9.5 cm (3/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.3389

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels