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Miniature globular jar with incised decoration

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This miniature globular jar has a rounded base, very slight shoulders, an inwardly slanting neck, and slightly rolled rim. Incised decoration has been added: hatched diamond shapes and triangles as well as double-line zigzag patterns.

Provenance

From Nubia (Egypt). 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, C-Group, about 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 4.7 cm (4 5/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.3524

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels