Jug

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gamai, T1-R9

Dimensions

Overall: 36.5 x 13 cm (14 3/8 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.4661

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Tall two handled jug Type XXVII, hard red-brown ware, ribbed chipped at neck and base.

Provenance

From Gamai, T1-T9. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

(Accession Date: August 28, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition