Jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W308

Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 x 15 cm (4 15/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.3264

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Squat jar, red brown ware, red polish, complete

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.

(Accession Date: August 25, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition