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Vessel fragments

Fragment of a vase.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West 805. 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, Napatan Period, 690–623 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x length: 4.8 x 3.9 cm (1 7/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-669h

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels