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Globular jar

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This symmetrical globular jar is made of a buff-colored clay. It has a rounded base, a short, constricted neck, and a quatre-foil rim.

Provenance

From Gerf Hussein (ASN 73/8). 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: 24 x 10 cm (9 7/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3498

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels