Jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W270

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 8 cm (3 1/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.3259

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small squat jar, narrow neck. Red wash. Perfect.

Provenance

From Meroe, W270. 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