Black-topped redware jar

Nubian
C-Group
about 2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, El-Sheima el-Saghira, Cemetery 118, Grave 5

Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 x 9.5 cm (6 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.3492

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This black-topped redware jar has a globlular body with rounded base, a long, straight neck, and a straight rim. The upper portion of the neck has two incised lines.

Provenance

From Qurta (ASN118/5). 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