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Jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W238

Dimensions

Overall: 27 x 21 cm (10 5/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-71

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Large, narrow necked jar, polished black ware. Neck broken nd uneven.

Provenance

From Meroe, W238. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition