Jug

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x approximately Diameter: 17.5 x 12.5 cm (6 7/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.814

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Bronze vessel with circular base and wide, flat rim. Large section of body missing; craked and corroded. Handle now missing.

Provenance

From Meroe: Pyr. W XX [Excav. date] February, 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