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Tall redware beaker

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This is a beaker of tall slender proportions. It has a flat base and nearly cylindrical body, the topmost and bottom portions of which narrow slightly. The base is rough and cord- or knife-cut with some slight finger-hold marks., The rim is straight rim with a very, very slight outward pull. Two...

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From Nuri, Pyramid 56, Room A. 1918: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan. (Accession Date: September 6, 2006)

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Amanibakhi, 340–335 B.C.


Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Overall: 20 x 10 cm (7 7/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

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The Ancient World