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Provenance

From Gerf Hussein. (ASN 72/172). 1908. Excavated by Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the Egyptian government. (Accession Date: August 2, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian, X-Group, about 4th–6th century A.D.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 11.7 x 8.8 cm (4 5/8 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3568

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels