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Jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W486, no.2

Accession Number

24.3299

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Large jar, gritty, hard black ware, red exterior, two small handles, in fragments, blue-gray tinge to fracture, hand-made.

Provenance

From Meroe, W486, no.2, 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 29, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition