Jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W284

Dimensions

Overall: 7.2 x 9 cm (2 13/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.3265

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Squat jar, round bottom, low neck. Red brown ware. Painted bands of white and black below rim. Complete.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W 284. 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