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Jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W316

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 11 cm (3 15/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.3258

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Squat jar, low necked. Red brown ware, straw-marked, red wash, cracked.

Provenance

From Meroe, W316. 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 25, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition