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Tall redware stand

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This tall stand is fashioned of a red clay fabric. It has a gradually flaring profile with the diameter of one end smaller than the opposite. The rim of both ends is slightly out-turned. Fragments once broke away from one section of the wider end but have been mended, with very small fragments...

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From Nuri, Pyramid 26 (tomb of Queen Amanitakaye). 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 Malonaqen, 555–542 B.C.


Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Overall: 24.2 x 14 cm (9 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)

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The Ancient World