Jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Tomb NXVII

Dimensions

Overall: 55 x 33 cm (21 5/8 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

21.12341

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One of four jars.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb NXVII. 1921: 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