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Fragmentary globular jar

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


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Dakka, Cemetery 101, Grave 618

Dimensions

Overall: 15.7 x 13 cm (6 3/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.3472

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This globular jar has a short, constricted neck and round base. It is in very fragmentary, and there is considerable flaking of the surface due to salt efflorescence.

Provenance

From Dakka (ASN 101/618). 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: June 15, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia