Jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gamai, T2:R2

Dimensions

Overall: 33 x 24 cm (13 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.4663

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Large jar with bulging bae, Type XXVII5. Hard red ware. Polish, decorated with black horizontal bands. Straw marks.

Provenance

From Gamai, T2:R2. 1916: 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