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Jar fragments

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W453 (thieves' debris)

Accession Number

24.3388

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

At least three jars, speckled brown ware, faintly black centered and apparently black polished. Incised decoration outside.

Provenance

From Meroe, W453 (thieves' debris). 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 1, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition