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Jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W 380

Dimensions

Overall: 21 cm, 1.6 kg, 17 cm (8 1/4 in., 3.5 lb., 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-164

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Jar, spherical, polished black are, incised decoration on shoulder, cracked, rim chipped. Four small holes pierced in rim. Taper bored. Pot and bag of fragments.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 380, 1923: 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