Amphora

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W 458, no. 28

Dimensions

Overall: 59 x 25.5 cm (23 1/4 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-455

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Large amphora, pink ware, pointed (spiked) base; broken at neck and shoulders, ribbed body, pink wash; stopper intact.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 458, no. 28, 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition