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Vessel fragment

This is a fragment of a vessel. It was found with shawabty fragments 21.12486 Note: the Object Register lists 3 shawabty fragments; this one is not a shawabty fragment and has been renumbered 21-12-189a. The ancient Nubians included shawabtys in their tombs only in the Napatan Period, about...

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Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Meroe Beg. N 8 (tomb of unidentified queen) B & C debris.1921: 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, Napatan Period, 750–270 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 2.4 cm (1 3/8 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21-12-189a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels