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Large decorated shoulder jar

Large D ware storage jar. Buffware shoulder jar with a rolled collared rim and a flat base. Complete and in very good condition. Decorated from mid body upwards with horizontal 'comma shaped' brushstrokes.

Provenance

From Dakka (ASN101/624/6). 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.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Egyptian, Predynastic, 3650–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Accession Number

19.1560

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels