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Miniature black-topped redware double-globular jar

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


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 x 5.8 cm (4 15/16 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3532

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This redward jar has a complex profile essentially comprised of two joining globular components with no intervening neck. The base comes almost to a rounded point. IT has a wide mouth with slightly inverted, unworked rim with some blackening.

Provenance

From Nubia (Egypt). 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