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Decorated with roughly incised band of rope pattern and papyrus buds(?), garlands enclosed.

Provenance

From Kerma, Meroitic cemetery, grave 12 / 1. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .153 Length:

Accession Number

13.4023

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels