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Jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W733, no.1

Accession Number

24.3294

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Large jar of gritty ware. Red washed outside. In two pieces total. Piece appears to say “no. 41” but should say “no. 1.”

Provenance

From Meroe W733, no. 1. 1923: 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 29, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition