Squat shouldered jar
270 B.C.–A.D. 320
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B 500-A
Overall: 18.5 x 5.5 cm (7 5/16 x 2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This jar has squat proportions. It has a rounded base with widening sides topped by high-set shoulders. A narrow neck culminates with a straight rim with slight outward pull. The exterior has small patches of white incrustations. There are traces of black polishing. The jar is intact.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Building B 500-A. 1916: 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: September 6, 2006)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition