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Large jar, black polish, incised decoration (stippled); once in fragments, now mended. Partially restored.

Provenance

From Meroe, W XXXVII. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession Date: September 5, 2006)

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: 32.7 x 26 cm (12 7/8 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.3349

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels