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Black-polished jar with stamped pattern

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Beer jar. An ovoid jar with a long neck. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain and squared. There are incised lines around the rim. There is a stamped pattern around the upper body. The surface is worn. It is complete.

Provenance

From Meroe, tomb W 341. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 40 B.C.–A.D. 114

Findspot

Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 23.5 x 17 cm (9 1/4 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1804

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels