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Vessel fragments

Fragments white bodied vessel (?) with decorations in relief on convex surface. 15 fragments of varying sizes.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 259. February, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan period to Meroitic Period,

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia

Dimensions

Length x width (of largest fragment): 4.6 x 3.8 cm (1 13/16 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-369

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels