Globular redware jar with incised decoration

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


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Dakka, Cemetery 101, Grave 608

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 7 cm (4 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.3469

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This globular redware jar has a long neck. The surface has been decorated with bands and patches of incised lines and cross hatching as well areas of stippling. A small hole has been punctured through the base.

Provenance

From Dakka (ASN 101/668). 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