Footed jar with applique decoration

Nubian
A-Group to C-Group
3100–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Dakka, Cemetery 101, Grave 156

Dimensions

Overall: 23.9 x 7.5 cm (9 7/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3510

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This footed jar has a globular body supported by four legs that terminate in a ring base at bottom, creating an openwork effect. From the body an inwardly slanting neck rises to a flaring, straight rim. Evenly spaced vertical appliques have been added to the neck.

Provenance

From Dakka (ASN101/156/6). 1910. 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