Jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W298

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 8.5 cm (3 15/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.3278

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Squat jar, red brown ware. Straw marked, red wash. Cracks and broken, decayed surface.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. W), 298. 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