Globular jar

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


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Dakka, Cemetery 101, Grave 135

Dimensions

Overall: 14.9 x 8 cm (5 7/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.3505

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This globular jar is fashioned of a buff-colored clay. It is nearly bag-shaped in its proportions. It has a rounded base with very short neck and a rolled rim.

Provenance

From Dakka (ASN 101/135). 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