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Miniature black polished jar with incised decoration

This bag-shaped black-polished jar has a slightly pulled, straight rim. The exterior surface is decorated with viertical bands of double lines. Some of these bands have hatched lines within them, while others do not.

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, C-Group, about 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8.4 x 5 cm (3 5/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3523

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels