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Small globular jar

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This small jar has a low globular body with rounded base, a somewhat wide mouth, and a slightly pulled rim. Two wide incised lines have been added to the upper body.

Provenance

From Nubia (Egypt), Cemetery 10_(?), grave 4_(?). 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: August 1, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Egyptian, Late Middle Kingdom to New Kingdom, Dynasty 12–2, 1991–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 5.4 cm (4 1/8 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.3547

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels