Jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Tomb W139

Dimensions

Overall: 39 x 28 cm (15 3/8 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-292

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Jar with tall neck. In two pieces. Nile silt, red slip, painted base, rilling lines.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W139. 1922: 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