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Jar

Small squat jar, thin red-brown ware, black centerd, straw-marked, painted bands outside, restored

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. W), 399. 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: August 28, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 9.5 cm (4 3/4 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.3277

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels