270 B.C.–A.D. 320
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W 380
Overall: 21 cm, 1.6 kg, 17 cm (8 1/4 in., 3.5 lb., 6 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition