Spouted jar

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Arkamani–qo
270–260 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Pyramid Beg. S 6

Dimensions

Height x diameter (rim): 15.7 x 14.1 cm (6 3/16 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.913a-b

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Heavy metal. Wide mouth; spout; ring base (separate). Illegible inscription on one side. Corroded on same side; dented.

Provenance

From Meroe, Pyr. S VI. Jan. 1921: 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