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Small necked shouldered jar

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This small jar is made of a reddish clay fabric. Its exterior is treated with a red wash. The body has a narrow rounded base with sides widening to high-set shoulders. A wide straight neck rises to a wide mouth with slightly rolled rim. Rilling lines are visible on the exterior, creating a light...

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Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 6 (tomb of Anlamani), SE foundation deposit. 1917-1918: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan. (Accession Date: September 6, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani, 623–593 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 7.2 cm (5 1/2 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.4815

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits