Miniature globular jar with red painted wavy lines (D-ware)
Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Gerf Husein (Gedekol), Cemetery 76, Grave 64
Overall: 10 x 4.5 cm (3 15/16 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This miniature globular jar is of the Predynastic Egyptian “D-ware” style. It has a small flat base, folded rim, and two lug handles (one of which is broken). Red painted horizontal wavy lines cover the exterior surface.
From Gedekol (ASN 76/64). 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)
Archaeological Survey of Nubia