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Jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W288

Dimensions

Overall: 37 x 30 cm (14 9/16 x 11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-73A

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Jar with red-brown ware. Spherical with small neck and pointed bottom. Complete. Incised line at shoulder.

Provenance

From Meroe, W288. 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