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Jar

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Jar, red-brown ware, white slip, straw-marked, wheel made. Incised line on shoulder, broken.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. W), grave 848. 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: August 7, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 34 x 18 cm (13 3/8 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.3118

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels