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Large globular jar

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This large globular jar shows some irregularities caused during shaping. The body is almost cylindrical, narrowing at the bottom to a small round base. The jar has a short, slightly concave neck with a straight rim.

Provenance

From Nuri. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan. (Accession Date: August 7, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of King Amani-natake-lebte, 538–519 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.3998

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels