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Black painted design circle with dot pattern

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Pyramid XVII. 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, A.D. 115–119

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

16-1-515

Medium or Technique

Green glazed steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids