Jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W121 debris on floor

Dimensions

Overall: 18 x 14 cm (7 1/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-133B

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Bottle jar, black pottery, straw remains inside.

Provenance

From Meroe, W121 debris on floor. 1922: 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