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Slender ovoid jar with pointed bottom

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Fine Yellow Limestone. Tall, pointed bottom. Neck a separate piece, fitted in. Perfect.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe, Tomb W 503, No. 6 [Excav. date] March 1923

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

21 x 7.9 cm (8 1/4 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.880

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels