Jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W284

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 9 cm (3 1/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.3256

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small squat jar with low neck. Red brown ware, red wash, undecorated, complete.

Provenance

From Meroe, W284. 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