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Miniature globular jar

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This miniature globular jar has a very small, flat base, high-set shoulders concave neck, and a rolled rim.

Provenance

Shellal. (ASN 7/317) 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; awarded to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: July 6, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, 3100–3000 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 10.2 x 4.1 cm (4 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.3522

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels