Jug

Roman
Roman Imperial Period
100–300


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 466; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 125 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. to rim 0.133 D. 0.107

Accession Number

24.958

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Out on Loan

Out On Loan

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Trefoil mouth. Single handle soldered on with human face in relief at base.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W 109. 1922: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition