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Large globular black-topped redware jar

This bag-shaped black-topped redware jar is almost of beaker-like proportions. It has a rounded base and a straight, unworked rim.

Provenance

From Nubia (Egypt). 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 6, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

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

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 27 x 25.5 cm (10 5/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3535

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels