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Globular jar with incised diamond patterns

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This slipped redware globular jar has high-set shoulders and a base that comes to a rounded point. A straight neck terminates in a straight, unworked rim. The upper shoulder and lower neck areas carry incised line decoration forming vertical and horizontal rows of adjoining diamond shapes....

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Provenance

From Dakka (ASN 101/40/5). 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)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

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

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 14.8 x 5.7 cm (5 13/16 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.3509

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels