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Large tall slender jar

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This tall slender jar has a wide mouth and two loop handles on the upper body. There is a wide rilled line under the rim. Some mud adheres to the exterior surface. There is a prominent crack on one side. The jar's contents consist of a loose mixture of soil, packing straw, small fragments of...

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From Nuri, Pyramid 10 (tomb of Amani-natake-lebte). 1918: 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 King Amani-natake-lebte, 538–519 B.C.


Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Overall: 37 x 11.6 cm (14 9/16 x 4 9/16 in.)

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The Ancient World