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This large jar has a globular, nearly spherical body with a very long narrow neck and a rolled rim. Rilling lines are evident on the exterior surface. The top portion of the neck is currently filled with packing straw, which obscures contents within; however, a mass of light gray clay can be...

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From Nuri, Pyramid 9 (tomb of Aramatelka), Room A. 1917: 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)

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelka, 568–555 B.C.


Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

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The Ancient World