Jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Pyr. X

Dimensions

Overall: 27 x 14 cm (10 5/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.3323

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Hard brown ware, white specked and with pebbles, straw worked, bottom roughly molded by hand. Two rudimentary handles.

Provenance

From Meroe, Pyr. X. 1920: 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