Small jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W284

Dimensions

Overall: 7.7 x 6.9 cm (3 1/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.3279

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Slightly flaring neck. Red-brown ware, red polished. Incised line around top outside. Straw marked. Complete. Lopsided.

Provenance

From Meroe, W284. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition