Jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W XXXVII

Dimensions

Overall: 32.7 x 26 cm (12 7/8 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.3349

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Large jar, black polish, incised decoration (stippled); once in fragments, now mended. Partially restored.

Provenance

From Meroe, W XXXVII. 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.

(Accession Date: September 5, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition