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Large jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 2/1

Dimensions

Overall: 25.6 x 22.5 cm (10 1/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4037

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Brown ware, painted white ground with red and black scale pattern. Bulging narrow neck jar with leaf border and dotted scale pattern. 7 fragments total.

Provenance

From Kerma, Meroitic cemetery, grave K2 / 1, 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition