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Jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W 139

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 5.5 cm (1 15/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.3343

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Miniature bulging jar, rimless mouth, dull Black polish, two pairs of holes through rim for suspension.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 139, 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 31, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition