Sherds from a beer jar
New Kingdom, likely Dynasty 18
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal
Base diameter: 9.1 cm
Medium or Technique
Pottery (coarse Nile Silt)
Not On View
Sherds from a beer jar: flat, stringcut base only. The base is wheelmade and unslipped. The fabric shows heavy zoning at break from low firing temperature. Finger marks left around bottom of base from where the jar was lifted off of the wheel.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.
(Accession Date: September 25, 2006)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition