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Jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W 125b and two in debris

Dimensions

Overall: 25 x 18 cm (9 13/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-163

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Four jars with narrow short rimless neck, red polish, ordinary red ware with dull burnish; only one present

Provenance

From Meroe, W 125B and two in debris, 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition