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Globular jar

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This (almost squat) jar has a globular body with a short, slightly concave neck. It is fashioned of a light buff-colored marl fabric.

Provenance

From Dakka (ASN 101/520). 1910. 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,

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 18 x 8.5 cm (7 1/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.3575

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels