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Amphora fragments

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Teqerideamani
A.D. 90–114


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Pyramid Beg. N. XXVIII

Dimensions

5.2 cm (2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12339

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Eleven fragments total of large amphora. Pink paste, drab slip, decoration in red. Includes handle of Roman amphora stamped with Latin inscription.

Provenance

From Meroe Beg N. Pyramid XXVIII. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition