Miniature globular jar

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period
3100–3000 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Shellal, Cemetery 7, Grave 317

Dimensions

Overall: 10.2 x 4.1 cm (4 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.3522

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This miniature globular jar has a very small, flat base, high-set shoulders concave neck, and a rolled rim.

Provenance

Shellal. (ASN 7/317) 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