Jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W308

Dimensions

Overall: 44 x 29 cm (17 5/16 x 11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-281

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Large jar, red washed, black and white. Horizontal band on shoulder. Rim white-washed over black band. Had been encased in coarse woven brown cloth, part of which still adhere.

Provenance

From Meroe, W308, 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition