Jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W306, no. 12

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 8 cm (2 15/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.3276

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small squat jar, red brown ware, red polish, incised polish at rim outside, decayed surface but complete.

Provenance

From Meroe, W306, no. 12, 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 28, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition