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Shouldered jar with red painted decoration

This shouldered jar is decorated (D-ware) jar carries vertical bands of four red painted wavy lines. High-set shoulders turn sharply to a constricted neck with a rolled rim. It has a small, flat base.

Provenance

From Gedekol (ASN 76/143). 1908. 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/Egyptian, A-Group/Predynastic, 3850–296 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 23.5 x 9 cm (9 1/4 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3490

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels