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Decorated miniature jar

Nubian
Meroitic Period
1st–3rd century


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, Pyr. N. XXX

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 0.052-

Accession Number

24.1079

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Biscuit ware miniature wide mouthed jar. Painted with a ring of flies bounded by two lines above and below in red and brown. Chipped and everted rim, flat base. Has a Meroitic inscription.

Inscription

Is inscribed

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe: Pyr. N. XXX [Excav. date] March, 1921

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition