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Globular blackware jar with incised decoration

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This jar, fashioned of blackware, is of globular shape with a short, concave neck and outwardly pulled bevelled rim. Along the top of the shoulder a band of incised vertical zigzag lines has been added.

Provenance

From Gennari (West bank) (ASN 58/108) 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, C-Group, about 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 11.8 x 8.3 cm (4 5/8 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.3513

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels