Miniature jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 4.5 cm (1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.3325

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Hard fine red ware, apparently red wash outside, undecorated.

Provenance

From Meroe NXXIX. 1921: 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 31, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition