Jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W 171

Dimensions

Overall: 35 x 16 cm (13 3/4 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.3284

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Askos. Fine drab ware with drab slip.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. W), 171. 1922: 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