Jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Tomb W126A

Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 15 cm (7 1/2 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-182

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black polished ware jar with white painted designs.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W126A, no. 4. 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