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Beaker with red washed rim

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This beaker is fashioned of a light redware clay fabric. It has a rounded base and slightly convex sides. The rim is slightly everted. The rim has been treated (dipped) with a red wash that has run down onto the sides rather sloppily on both the interior and exterior. It is intact.


From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Building B 1200, Room 1203. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan. (Accession Date: August 23, 2006)

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, about 750–270 B.C.


Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)


Overall: 13 x 13.9 cm (5 1/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

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The Ancient World