Pitcher with painted decoration
Meroitic to Post-Meroitic Period (X-Group)
270 B.C.–A.D. 600
Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Dakka, Cemetery 100
Overall: 23.4 x 10.5 cm (9 3/16 x 4 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This pitcher has a bag-shaped body with a ring base. It has a wide straight neck with a slight recurve at the top just below a rolled rim. A handle attaches at the middle of the neck and the upper body. Just below the neck are two rows of haphazardly rendered large black dots. The body also carries two bands of black painted double lines.
From Dakka (ASN 100). 1909. 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: August 4, 2006)
Archaeological Survey of Nubia