Footed jar with handle

Nubian
X-Group
about 4th–6th century A.D.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Allaqi, Cemetery 112, Grave 24

Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 8.5 cm (7 1/2 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.3571

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This footed jar has a bag-shaped body, a very short concave neck, and a rolled rim. There is a thin ridge around the upper body. A handle is attached at the neck and lower body.

Provenance

From Wadi Alaqi (ASN112/24). 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 2, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia