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Globular jar with incised decoration

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This jar has a globular body with a long, slightly flaring neck that ends in a straight, slightly pulled rim. The base is scraped-round. The lower portion of the neck carries an incised band of hatched lines. Descending from this band (and attached to it) is a band resembling adjacent letter...

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From Dakka (ASN 101/144). 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: July 5, 2006)

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Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian, A-Group to C-Group, 3100–1550 B.C.


Nubia, Egypt


Overall: 21 x 9.5 cm (8 1/4 x 3 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World