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Large globular jar with incised decoration

This large rough redware globular jar is in fragmentary condition. Its surface has been decorated with incised line and hatched patterns: some seem to be abstract "y"-patterns, while some resemble fish or other aquatic/animal life. It has a high neck. One area is roughly finished due to exposure;...

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Provenance

From Dakka (ASN 101/178). 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. (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: 26 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.3504

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels