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Jar

Short, rimless neck, burnished black ware, elaborately decorated with incised lines.

Provenance

From Kerma, Meroitic cemetery, grave 15/1. 1913: 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: August 31, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.4761

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels