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Jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, WXXX

Dimensions

Overall: 29 x 21 cm (11 7/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-69

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Jar. Medium size, with short neck and flaring mouth with ring base. Ordinary red ware with black center, straw marked, wet smoothed, red wash, wheel made.

Provenance

From Meroe, WXXX. 1922: 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