Globular jar

Nubian
A-Group
3100–3000 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Gerf Husein, Cemetery 73, Grave 8

Dimensions

Overall: 24 x 10 cm (9 7/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3498

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This symmetrical globular jar is made of a buff-colored clay. It has a rounded base, a short, constricted neck, and a quatre-foil rim.

Provenance

From Gerf Hussein (ASN 73/8). 1908. 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