Large mug

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Pyr. IV, Room A

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 14.5 x 23 cm (3 3/8 x 5 11/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2572

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Large mug with single handle, black ware polished outside. Incised, broken and incomplete; remaining portions mended.

Provenance

From Meroe, Pyr. IV. Room A. 1920: 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