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Sealed jar stopper

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Circular mud sealing with three circular seal impressions. Very fragile.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W162A. 1922: 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, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 11.6 x 3.3 cm (4 9/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-12-22

Medium or Technique

Mud

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals