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Jar with painted decoration

Nubian
Post-Meroitic Period, X-Group
about 4th–6th century A.D.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Allaqi, Cemetery 112, Grave 95

Dimensions

Overall: 14.8 x 18 cm (5 13/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3540

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black-topped redware pot with broad mouth; small, flat base; chipping and wear at the rim; wear at the base and inside; crystal deposits on the exterior.

Provenance

From Wadi Alaqi (ASN112/95/1). 1911. 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 27, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia