Shouldered jar with incised decoration

Nubian
A-Group to C-Group
3100–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Dakka, Cemetery 101, Grave 255

Dimensions

Overall: 26 x 9.5 cm (10 1/4 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.3502

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This jar has a rounded base, somewhat high-set shoulders, a tightly constricted neck, and a slightly flaring straight rim. The upper portion of the body is decorated with a variety of incised line and hatching patterns. Slipped with many fire-clouds; wear at base and rim.

Provenance

From Dakka (ASN101/255). 1910. 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 5, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia