Jar

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W268 before door block

Dimensions

Overall: 21 x 16 cm (8 1/4 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.875

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Polished black ware. Incised decoration on rim and shoulder. Restored by Young. 1932. Body and one additional fragment.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe: Beg. W 268 before doorblock. [Excav. date] January 21, 1932: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition