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Black-topped redware jar with pointed base

Black-topped redware small-shoulder jar with hatched rim; pointed base; a high burnished polish; no wear- in pieces at the rim.

Provenance

From Demhid, Sham Nishai (Egypt). (ASN45/254, 1908). Excavated by Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the Egyptian government. (Accession Date: June 15, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian, A-Group, 3100–3000 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 8.7 cm (5 1/2 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3466

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels