Decorated jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W 139, no. 14

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 11 cm (5 1/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.3353

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Jar with neck and bulging base; decorated, fine drab paste with drab slip

Provenance

From Meroe, W139, no. 14, 1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

(Accession Date: September 1, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition