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Bag-shaped jar with incised decoration and applique

Nubian
C-Group
about 2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Naga el-Erian, Cemetery 115, Grave 93

Dimensions

Overall: 13.3 x 7.6 cm (5 1/4 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

19.3515

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This bag-shaped jar is fashioned of buff-colored clay. It has a short neck and rolled rim. Two incised wavy lines have been added to the upper body. Appliques of pressed cylindrical rolls of clay have been spaced around the neck.

Provenance

From Qurta (ASN 115/93). 1911. 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: July 5, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia