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Jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W 399

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 9.5 cm (4 3/4 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.3277

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small squat jar, thin red-brown ware, black centerd, straw-marked, painted bands outside, restored

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. W), 399. 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 28, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition