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Small squat globular jar

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This small jar is fashioned of a red to black pottery fabric. It has a squat globular body with a rough rounded base, a short neck, and a wide mouth with straight rim. It is in cracked condition, but complete.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Building 100. 1916: 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, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 5 cm (2 15/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.4807

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels