Jar

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Amanitenmemide
A.D. 60–62


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. N), Pyramid 17

Accession Number

20.2731

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This is one of thirty large red-poished jars fond in the pyramid.

Provenance

Frome Meroe (Beg. N), pyramid 17 (tomb of Amanitenmemide). 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

(Accession Date: May 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition