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Large. Pinkish drab ware. Small flat base. Two handles. Small mouth. One third of lip missing.

Provenance

From Meroe, Pyr. N VIII. March, 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, Meroitic Period, 185–170 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height (approximately): 60.0 cm (23 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.985

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels