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Tall two handled jug Type XXVII, hard red-brown ware, ribbed chipped at neck and base.

Provenance

From Gamai, T1-T9. 1916: 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 28, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Gamai, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 36.5 x 13 cm (14 3/8 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.4661

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels