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One of twenty-two found together. Some are complete; others are broken.

Provenance

From Meroe, .466, FD SE. 1923: 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: 4 x 11.5 cm (1 9/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.3134

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits