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Decorated miniature jar

Biscuit ware miniature wide mouthed jar. Painted with a ring of flies bounded by two lines above and below in red and brown. Chipped and everted rim, flat base. Has a Meroitic inscription.

Inscription

Is inscribed

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe: Pyr. N. XXX [Excav. date] March, 1921

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 1st–3rd century

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

24.1079

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels