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Globular coarseware jar

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This jar is fashioned of a coarse Nile clay. It has a globular body with a fairly short neck and straight rim.

Provenance

From Nubia (Egypt), Cemetery 92, grave 14. 1907-1911: 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 3, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

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

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 8 cm (7 7/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.3579

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels