Jar

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W108A

Dimensions

Overall: 17 x 15 cm (6 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-107

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Spherical pot with sloping neck and rimless mouth. Black incised ware, worked impressions. Ware has core brown in baking.

Provenance

From Meroe, W108A. 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