Post-Meroitic Period, X-Group
about 4th–6th century A.D.
Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Qurta, Cemetery 122, Grave 59
Overall: 25.2 x 5 cm (9 15/16 x 1 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The upper portion of this jar’s cylindrical body narrows to a slightly concave neck and worked rim. The base of the neck has a border ridge formed during spinning. The flat base splays out very slightly. A single handle attaches at just below the rim and upper body. The exterior is treated with red slip.
From Qurta (ASN122/59). 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: August 4, 2006)
Archaeological Survey of Nubia