Jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W316

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

23-1-344

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small squat jar, narrow high neck, straw-marked, red wash. Complete. Hard polished or drab ware.

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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition