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Footed jar with handle

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This footed jar has a bag-shaped body, a very short concave neck, and a rolled rim. There is a thin ridge around the upper body. A handle is attached at the neck and lower body.

Provenance

From Wadi Alaqi (ASN112/24). 1911. 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: August 2, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian, X-Group, about 4th–6th century A.D.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 8.5 cm (7 1/2 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.3571

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels