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Spouted jar

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Heavy metal. Wide mouth; spout; ring base (separate). Illegible inscription on one side. Corroded on same side; dented.

Provenance

From Meroe, Pyr. S VI. Jan. 1921: 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, reign of Arkamani–qo, 270–260 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x diameter (rim): 15.7 x 14.1 cm (6 3/16 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.913a-b

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels