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Small globular jar with incised decoration

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Low fired redware squat broad-shoulder pot with high, flaring neck and rim; round-scraped based; fire clouds; broken at rim; incised decorative pattern around shoulders, body.

Provenance

From Dakka (ASN 97/45/5). 1909. 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: June 29, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian, A-Group to C-Group, 3100–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 16.6 x 8.6 cm (6 9/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.3479

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels