Miniature black polished globular jar

Nubian
C-Group
about 2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Gerf Husein, Cemetery 72, Grave 261

Dimensions

Overall: 8.7 x 4.2 cm (3 7/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.3525

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This miniature black-polished globular jar has a round base, short neck, and rolled rim.

Provenance

From Gerf Hussein (ASN 72/261). 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 6, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia