Black-polished jar with stamped pattern
40 B.C.–A.D. 114
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Tomb W 341
Height x diameter: 23.5 x 17 cm (9 1/4 x 6 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Beer jar. An ovoid jar with a long neck. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain and squared. There are incised lines around the rim. There is a stamped pattern around the upper body. The surface is worn. It is complete.
From Meroe, tomb W 341. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition