Jar with loop handles

Nubian
Meroitic Period
1st–2nd century A.D.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 24.5 x 21 cm (9 5/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.367a-b

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Loops are applied on both handles of this squat bowl, through which a carrying rod is hung. (Sudan catalogue)
Bucket with bail handle and separate lid. Handle supports rivetted on. Patch rivetted in side. (Card)

Provenance

From Gamai, Tomb 115. January, 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates