Jug decorated with plant motifs
100 B.C.–A.D. 300
Findspot: Nubia (Egypt), Karanog, Tomb G 281
Height: 20.5 cm (8 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Straight sided vessel with a narrow ring base, a narrow tall neck, and one handle. Decorated with various plant motifs on the body.
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)
MFA-University of Pennsylvania Exchange