Jar stopper with seal impressions

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Tomb W 162A

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 11.6 x 3.3 cm (4 9/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-12-22

Medium or Technique

Mud

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Circular mud sealing with three circular seal impressions. Very fragile.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W162A. 1922: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition