270 B.C.–A.D. 320
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. S), grave 96
Overall: 33.9 x 14.2 cm (13 3/8 x 5 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This large, nearly drop-shaped jar has a rounded base, a wide mouth, and two rough, vertical lug handles applied to the upper body. The rim has a slight outward pull.
From Meroe (Beg.S), grave 92. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.
(Accession Date: August 11, 2006)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition