Jug

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia; Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, Tomb W 179/16

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 17.2 x 9.3 cm (6 3/4 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.902a-b

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

With handle detached. Incised mark on side. Three holes corroded through body.

Provenance

From tomb W 179/16, Meroe. 1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition