Jug

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia; Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, Tomb W 179/17

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 18.1 x 9.6 cm (7 1/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.965

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Flat bottom; single handle. Incised symbol on body. Thin; distorted and badly corroded. Two holes in body.

Provenance

From tomb W 179/17, 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