Jar

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Artenyesbokhe (?)
A.D. 175–190


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Pyramid N XXX

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 4.6 cm (1 15/16 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1080

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Biscuit ware miniature wide mouthed jar. Drab. Painted with “ankh” signs etc. In red and brown. Broken and mended. Incomplete. Small pot. Decoration in six panels, some in color (alternating red and black).

Provenance

From Meroe, Pyr. N. XXX. March, 1921: 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