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Pot base (?)

Approximately one half of circular ivory object, lathe turned, base of kohl pot (?)

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West), 110 1921: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Beg. West, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

diameter ca. 3.2

Accession Number

22-1-551a

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown