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Red polished lid

This is a vessel lid fashioned of a reddish clay fabric with a nicely red polished top (some wear). It is disc-shaped with a concave underside with an inner ring for fitting to the mouth of a vessel. It is intact.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 13 (tomb of Harsiyotef). 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: August 25, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Harsiyotef, 404–396 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.5032

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels