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Shouldered jar with incised decoration

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This jar has a very slightly ribbed exterior from rilling. It has a short straight foot ending at a deep ring base. The upper portion of the jar broken off at the top of the body where a very constricted neck once likely extended up to the rim. Both are now missing. Just above the shoulders is a...

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Sharifa-tod, Godi. (ASN 15/43). 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 3, 2006)

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Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian, Post-Meroitic Period to Islamic Period,


Nubia, Egypt


Overall: 10.8 x 2 cm (4 1/4 x 13/16 in.)

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The Ancient World