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Offering tray

Offering dish, ankh sign. Red brown ware, black centered, straw marked. Imprint of matting underneath. Also fragments of another matting pattern underneath.

Provenance

From Meroe, W259 (debris). 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession Date: August 31, 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: 7 x 16.7 x 25 cm (2 3/4 x 6 9/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.3337

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels