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Black-topped redware jar

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This is a nearly symmetical convex sided jar of black-topped redware. It shows signs of burnishing.

Provenance

From Seali/Meris (Egypt) (ASN40/ 3, 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, A-Group, 3100–3000 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 28 x 9 cm (11 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3487

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels