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Miniature globular jar with incised decoration

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This small, slipped redware globular jar has a rounded base and straight neck with a small crudely modeled lip. It has been decorated with an incised pattern of triple-line decoration that forms a horizontal band of adjoining diamond shapes around the upper portion. Straight, vertical appendages...

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Provenance

From Dakka (ASN 101/588). 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 to C-Group, 3100–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 10.3 x 5.8 cm (4 1/16 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3528

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels