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Bag-shaped jar with incised decoration

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The exterior surface of this bag-shaped jar is in highly flaked condition, with much of the original surface now missing. The remaining areas appear much like reddish-brown incrustations against the smooth, almost white underlying surface. The jar has a short neck and rolled rim. Despite poor...

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Provenance

From Dakka (101/157/5). 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: 16.5 x 7.4 cm (6 1/2 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3508

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels