Jug

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 20/1

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 12.5 x 8.8 cm (4 15/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.4662

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Whole one-handled jug, red wash, grooved body

Provenance

From Kerma, Meroitic cemetery, grave K20. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

(Accession Date: August 28, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition