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Beer jug

Egyptian
Late Meroitic Period
2nd–3rd century A.D.


Object Place: Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 19.5 cm; Gr. Diameter 13.0 cm

Accession Number

23.1481

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Out on Loan

On display at Robert Hull Fleming Museum, since January 10, 1946

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black polished ceramic with incised cross-hatch band along mouth and shoulder. Hole in upper body, otherwise good condition.

Provenance

Findspot Information: 23-1-84

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition