Amphora

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, N XVIII, Chamber A

Dimensions

Overall: 65 x 33 cm (25 9/16 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

21.12340

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Amphora, pinkish paste, drab slip. On shoulder, marked before baking.

Provenance

From Meroe, N XVIII, Chamber A, 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition