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Small coarseware dish

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 701. 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 the Sudan. (Accession Date: August 23, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, about 750–270 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 5.4 x 13.3 cm (2 1/8 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.4493

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels