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Ovoid jar

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This jar, made of an orangish fabric, has a slender ovoid body, rolled rim, and small, flat base.

Provenance

From Shellal. (ASN 7/316). 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: June 15, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 12.9 x 4.1 cm (5 1/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.3463

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels