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Spinning weight, crude balck ware. Incised decoration filed with red color


From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Temple B 501. 1920; 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 to Meroitic Period,

Object Place for Label

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)


Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)


LxW 3.9 x 1.9 cm (1 9/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, black ware


The Ancient World


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