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Small stand

This is a short jar stand with concave sides made of a somewhat coarse reddish clay fabric. On rim is missing a large fragment, while the opposite rim has only lost a small fragment.


From Nuri, Pyramid 13 (tomb of Harsiyotef). 1917: 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: September 8, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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


Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Overall: 7.3 x 9.8 cm (2 7/8 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Foundation deposits