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Jar

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Meroitic Cemetery, grave 15

Accession Number

20.4761

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Short, rimless neck, burnished black ware, elaborately decorated with incised lines.

Provenance

From Kerma, Meroitic cemetery, grave 15/1. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

(Accession Date: August 31, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition