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Miniature conical coarseware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period, Naqada I to C-Group?
3850–3650 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Khor Bahan, Cemetery 17, Grave 50

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 5.8 cm (4 5/16 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3533

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This miniature conical jar is fashioned of rough, reddish clay. It has very thick walls and solid, almost pointed base. The rim is unworked. It is in somewhat battered condition.

Provenance

Bahan. (ASN 17/50) .1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; awarded to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

(Accession Date: July 6, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia