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Decorative lid to a cup/jar

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Fragments of a cup with cover, black pottery, impressed pattern.

Provenance

From Meroe, W127B floor debris. 1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession date: August 16, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 9 cm (1 3/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.4232

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels