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Necked jar with painted decoration and contents

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This shouldered jar is fashioned of an orangish clay fabric and treated with a buff-colored slip. It has has a short neck and straight rim. The upper body has two bands of brown-black painted decoration, one wide band and one narrower band. Within each band are zigzag bands comrpised of two...

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Sharifa-tod, Godi. (ASN 15/44). 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: August 4, 2006)

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Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian, Post-Meroitic Period, X-Group, about 4th–6th century A.D.


Nubia, Egypt


Overall: 26 x 3.7 cm (10 1/4 x 1 7/16 in.)

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The Ancient World