User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Jar

Start collecting

Black polished ware jar with white painted designs.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W126A, no. 4. 1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

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: 19 x 15 cm (7 1/2 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-182

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels