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Painted globular jar

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Fine drab ware globular pot with very short neck. Painted decoration of naturalistic plant forms in red and brown. Cracked and chipped. (RCK V, pg. 140, Fig. G pg. 343).

Provenance

From Meroe, W. 284. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, about 199–100 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 10.7 x 11 cm (4 3/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.1468

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels