Faience jar

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
593–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XLII

Accession Number

21.858a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Egg-shaped, green faience jar.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XLII (Aspelta). 1918: 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