Globular jar with handle
1st century B.C.–3rd century A.D.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave LXXII
Height: 36.6 cm (14 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
One of two spherical bronze vessels numbered 19-3-1551. Looped handles and hinged lid. The body of the jar is now fragmentary and in many small pieces. The neck and handle survive.
From el-Kurru, grave LXII. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition