Globular jar

Nubian
Meroitic, King Amanikhatashan
about 75–A.D. 100


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. N 18, room A

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. .215 m. D. .18 m.

Accession Number

24.1783

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; globular, with short neck and external rim; surface spotted and corroded.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. N 18). 1921: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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