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Globular jar with incised decoration

This globular (almost bag-shaped) jar has a round-scraped base, low-set shoulders, slightly flaring neck, and straight rim with a slight outward pull. The point of articulation of the body and neck has been decorated with a band of very short incised vertical lines. Below this band is a large...

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Provenance

From Nubia (Egypt), Cemetery 101, grave 55 or 57. 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: July 5, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian, A-Group to C-Group, 3100–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 24 x 9.4 cm (9 7/16 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3503

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels