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Jug decorated with plant motifs

Nubian
Meroitic Period
100 B.C.–A.D. 300


Findspot: Nubia (Egypt), Karanog, Tomb G 281

Dimensions

Height: 20.5 cm (8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1991.1145

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Straight sided vessel with a narrow ring base, a narrow tall neck, and one handle. Decorated with various plant motifs on the body.

Provenance

From Karanog, tomb G 281. 1908: excavated by the E.B. Coxe Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania; assigned to the University of Pennsylvania in the division of finds by the Sudanese government; 1908-1991: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology; 1991: received by the MFA through exchange with the University of Pennsylvania Museum.

(Accession date: March 25, 1992)

Credit Line

MFA-University of Pennsylvania Exchange