1st–3rd century A.D
Findspot: Nubia (Egypt), Karanog, Tomb G 665
Legacy dimension: H. 27.5 cm
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Tall jar with a rounded base, straight sides, and a small narrow mouth with a plain rim. Decorated with a garland of flies below the neck, and with a scale pattern on the upper body of the vessel.
From Karanog, tomb G 665. 1908: excavated by the E.B. Coxe Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania; assigned to the University of Pennsylvania in the division of finds by the Sudanese government; 1908-1991: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology; 1991: received by the MFA through exchange with the University of Pennsylvania Museum.
(Accession date: March 25, 1992)
MFA-University of Pennsylvania Exchange