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Vessel fragment

Fragments of small vase, two rim fragments of others

Provenance

From Beg. West 434. 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 468–335 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

7.7 x 4.15 cm (3 1/16 x 1 5/8 in.) Rim: D:6.2cm Tk:0.5cm

Accession Number

23-2-265

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels