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Fragmentary jar stand

Nubian


Findspot: Sudan, Barkal, Debris from pit north of pylon

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 11 x 18.6 cm (4 5/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2228

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The fragmentary conical vessel is made of coarse, straw-marked reddish-brown ware, wheel made. There is a hole through the bottom.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Nubia, B502 Ex.4, debris from pit immediately north of pylon. 1920: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition