Globular jar

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


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Dakka, Cemetery 101, Grave 61

Dimensions

Overall: 19.6 x 7.9 cm (7 11/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.3507

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This globular jar is fashioned of buff-colored clay. Its proportions are almost bag-shaped. It has a rounded base, no neck, and a straight, outwardly pulled rim. Two prominent exterior rilling (or coil?) lines are visible on the lower portion of the body.

Provenance

From Dakka (ASN 101/61). 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