Jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W852 (floor)

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 11 cm (3 9/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.3292

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small jar, drab ware, single small handle cracked, uneven. Two pieces total (body + sherd).

Provenance

From Meroe, W852 (floor). 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