Jar

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


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

Accession Number

20.2732

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This large jar is made of coarse red ware with a yellowish slip and four black lines painted around the neck.

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