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Miniature globular jar

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This miniature globular (almost bag-shaped) jar has a rounded base and rolled, outwardly pulled rim.

Provenance

From Dakka (ASN102/221/1). 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 6, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian, A-Group, 3100–3000 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8.7 x 4.5 cm (3 7/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.3519

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels