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Medium globular black-topped redware jar

This medium globular jar is almost symmetrical. It is fashioned of black-topped redware. The rim is unworked, and the base comes to a rounded point. Ripple-burnished with a large hole near the base.

Provenance

From Koshtamna (ASN 89/ 768). 1909. 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, 3100–3000 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 28 x 12 cm (11 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.3489

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels