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Small necked squat globular jar

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This small jar is made of a reddish clay fabric. It has a squat globular body with a rough, rounded base, a straight cylindrical neck, and slightly modeled rim. The rim is chipped, but it is in otherwise intact condition.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 19 (tomb of Nasakhma), SW foundation deposit. 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 Nasakhma, 468–463 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 4.2 cm (3 15/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.4806

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits