Jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), W 848

Dimensions

Overall: 34 x 18 cm (13 3/8 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.3118

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Jar, red-brown ware, white slip, straw-marked, wheel made. Incised line on shoulder, broken.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. W), grave 848. 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 7, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition