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Globular blackware jar

This blackware globular jar has high-set shoulders with two lug handles (one complete, one now partially missing). The rim is pulled outward. The

Provenance

From Dakka (ASN102/140/2). 1910. 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. of Nubia; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the Egyptian government. (Accession Date: July 5, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian, A-Group, 3100–3000 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 9.4 x 7.8 cm (3 11/16 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3512

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels